Compared with January 2021, industrial sales increased by 11.6% on the domestic market, and 24.5% on the foreign market.
Broken down by main industrial groupings, sales of energy rose by 51.2%, sales of intermediate goods by 21.2%, sales of capital goods by 14.1%, sales of non-durable consumer goods by 11.5%, and sales of durable consumer goods by 7.0%.
Industrial sales had been on the rise throughout 2021, with the exception of February when they declined by 7.7% year on year. The lowest increase of 1.7% was recorded in January, while two-digit increases have been observed since March. The largest increase of 40.6% was reported in April.
Compared with December 2021, industrial sales rose by 5.5%, going up by 1.7% on the domestic market and 2.2% on the foreign market.
Month on month, sales of energy increased by 67.8%, sales of non-durable consumer goods by 6.6% and sales of capital goods by 1.9%, while sales of durable consumer goods fell by 15.3% and sales of intermediate goods by 9.5%.
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