Czech chems output up 4.9% year on year in January

14 March 2014 14:01 Source:ICIS News

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.

By Will Conroy