Bosnias Federation industrial production drops 9.6% y/y in March.

By bne IntelliNews April 24, 2012
The industrial production in Bosnia's Federation fell 9.6% on the year in March after shrinking an annual 12.2% a month earlier, the Federations statistics office said in a statement. In monthly terms, March output rose 14% after dropping 9.9% in February when many production sectors remained blocked for days due to freezing temperatures and blizzards. The Jan-March output was down 9.6% on the year. Electricity, gas and water supply output registered the steepest annual fall in March, of 27.4%, after declining 18.3% a month earlier. The annual drop in manufacturing industry output shrank to 5.3% in March from 11.6% in February. The mining and quarrying output, however, turned to an annual growth of 2.3% after posting a 5.1% drop in February. In the main industry groups, energy, durable and non-durable consumer goods amplified their annual drops in March, while capital goods cut it. Intermediate goods, except energy swung to an output increase after declining in February.
Indices of industrial production, % y/y March12 Feb12 Jan-March12
TOTAL INDUSTRY -9.6 -12.2 -9.6
Energy -21 -17.3 -19.3
Intermediate goods, except energy 2.4 -10.6 -3.6
Capital goods - 9.1 - 15.8 -13.7
Durable consumer goods -7.4 -1.4 7.5
Non-durable consumer goods -9.7 -7.7 -9.5
Mining and quarrying 2.3 -5.1 0.5
Manufacturing -5.3 -11.6 -6.0
Utilities -27.4 -18.3 -23.8
Source: FZS
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