Industry - November 2012

Production, sales, and orders decreased

07.01.2013
Code: r-8001-12
 



In November 2012, industrial production decreased at constant prices by 3.9%, year-on-year; working days adjusted industrial production decreased by 6.2%. Compared to the previous month seasonally adjusted industrial production was lower by 0.8%. The value of new orders decreased by 2.3%, y-o-y.

In November 2012, industrial production decreased at constant prices by 3.9%, y-o-y; working days adjusted industrial production decreased by 6.2%. November 2012 had 1 working day more than November 2011. Seasonally adjusted industrial production (as well as working days adjusted) was lower by 0.8%, m-o-m. The following contributed the most to the y-o-y decrease of industrial production: manufacture of rubber and plastic products (contribution -1.0 p.p., drop by 15.6%), electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (contribution -0.9 p.p., drop by 9.8%), and manufacture of basic metals (contribution -0.5 p.p., drop by 11.9%). Industrial production increased the most in manufacture of electrical equipment (contribution +0.4 p.p., growth by 5.8%), manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (contribution +0.2 p.p., growth by 8.3%), and manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (contribution +0.1 p.p., growth by 0.3%).

Sales from industrial activity at current prices decreased by 3.1%, y-o-y, in November 2012. Direct export sales of industrial enterprises decreased at current prices by 2.7%. Domestic sales, which include also indirect export via non-industrial enterprises decreased at current prices by 3.6%.

The value of new orders in selected industrial CZ-NACE activities decreased by 2.3%, y-o-y, in November 2012. Non-domestic new orders decreased by 0.6%, while domestic new orders decreased by 5.5%. The y-o-y decrease of new orders in total was the most contributed to by the following CZ-NACE divisions: manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (contribution -1.3 p.p., drop by 12.3%), manufacture of basic metals (contribution -1.2 p.p., drop by 14.0%), and manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (contribution -0.7 p.p., drop by 2.2%). The value of new orders increased in manufacture of machinery and equipment (contribution +0.85 p.p., growth by 7.6%), manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (contribution +0.8 p.p., growth by 13.8%), and manufacture of electrical equipment (contribution +0.3 p.p., growth by 2.7%).

The average registered number of employees * ) in industrial enterprises with 50+ employees decreased in November 2012 by 0.7%. Their average monthly nominal wage increased in November 2012 by 2.9%, y-o-y, and reached CZK 30 361.

According to the Eurostat news release published in October 2012, working day adjusted industrial production in the EU27 decreased by 3.1%, y-o-y. Data for November 2012 will be released by Eurostat on 14 January 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
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*) The registered number of employees indicator does not include persons working under various contracts for work, working owners of enterprises and cooperating household members, who do not have contracts of employment. Data on the registered number of employees in industry also exclude agency workers, who have contracts of employment, however, not within the industry.


Notes:
Responsible head at the CZSO: Radek Matějka, phone nu mber: (+420) 274 052 894, e-mail: radek.matejka@czso.cz
Contact person: Jan Ernest, phone number (+420) 274 054 188, e-mail: jan.ernest@czso.cz
Method of data acquisition: direct survey of the CZSO (“Prům 1-12”)
End of data collection: 2 January 2013
Related outputs: time series /csu/czso/pru_ts
Next News Release will be published on: 6 February 2013



  • apru010713.doc
  • Annexes:
  • Table 1 Industrial production (year-on-year indices - IPI)
  • Table 2 Sales and new orders in industry
  • Graph 1 Industrial production (changes on base year)
  • Graph 2 Industrial production (year-on-year changes)
  • Graph 3 Industrial production index – international comparison
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Published: 07.01.2013
The data are valid as of the release date of the publication.


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