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Learn about the sectors whose production increased last October


The data of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics monitored the most prominent industries that witnessed an increase and decrease during the month of October, according to the preliminary data of the manufacturing and extractive industries production index for October 2022..

highest sectors

The index for the pharmaceutical, chemical, and medicinal preparations industry reached 122.36 during last October, compared to September 2022, when it reached 117.79, with an increase of 3.88%, according to market needs.

The index for the ready-made garment industry reached 114.25 during last October, compared to last September, when it reached 107.74, with an increase of 6.04%, in order to increase production to cover the needs of the market..

lower sectors

The index for the electrical appliances industry reached 116.85 during last October, compared to last September, when it reached 125.79, with a decrease of 7.11% due to the conditions of stopping imports from abroad..

Overall, the index for the manufacturing and extractive industries (excluding crude oil and petroleum products) reached 111.79 during last October (preliminary) compared to 115.29 during last September (final), with a decrease of 3.04%..

The agency updated the index methodology using the base year 2012/2013 and at the level of indices of industrial activity according to the industrial activity guide. (ISIC Rev.4) And by using the monthly index (for producer prices based on 2012/2013) since January 2020.

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