Compared with February 2021, industrial sales increased by 19.3% on the domestic market and by 25.7% on foreign markets.
Broken down by main industrial groupings, sales of durable consumer goods increased by 46.6%, sales of energy by 44.0%, sales of intermediate goods by 32.3%, sales of capital goods by 16.2% and sales of non-durable consumer goods by 11.3%.
Industrial sales had been on the rise since the beginning of 2021, with the exception of February when they dropped by 7.7%. The lowest annual increase, of 1.7%, was recorded in January, after which double-digit increases were recorded, and the highest in April 2021, of 40.6%.
Compared with January 2022, industrial sales went up by 7.6% on both the domestic and foreign markets.
Month on month, sales of durable consumer goods increased by 33.7%, sales of energy by 28.6%, sales of intermediate goods by 12.9% and sales of capital goods by 7.3%, while sales of non-durable consumer goods remained unchanged.
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