Industrial production in Ukraine in April 2019 increased by 5.2% compared with April 2018, after a rise of 2.1% in March and a fall of 1.8% and 3.3% in February and January respectively, the State Statistics Service has reported.
The agency said that with the adjustment to the effect of calendar days, industrial production in April 2019 compared with April 2018 also increased by 4.4%.
The service said that compared with the previous month, industrial production in April fell by 1.8%, and taking into account the seasonal factor it grew by 0.9%.
In general, in January-April 2019, the growth in industrial production compared to the same period of 2018 is 0.6%, whereas in the first three months it fell by 0.9%, according to the State Statistics Service.
The rise in processing industry in April 2019 from April 2018 was 7.4%, in extracting industry and quarrying some 2.7%. The figure in the supply of electricity, gas, steam and conditioned air grew by 0.3%.