LONDON (ICIS)--Czech chemical and chemical products output climbed 4.9% year on year in January, the Czech Statistical Office (CZSO) said on Friday.
Overall industrial production increased 5.5%, with manufacturing up 7.6%, it added.
There was a 11.9% improvement in the production of rubber and plastic products, CZSO said.
The growth in industrial production was driven by a 15.0% rise in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers, the statistical office added.
The production figures for furniture and textiles moved up by 10.9% and 6.3%, respectively, it said.