Manufacturing recorded an 8.9 increase on the year before as the only sector to grow. Mining declined by 13.6% and electricity, steam and gas supply dropped by 3.5%.
At the monthly level the industrial output was up 0.9%, with manufacturing growing by 1.2% and electricity supply by 1%. Mining output contracted by over a quarter.
Industrial revenue grew at a slower pace than output, rising by 6.5% year-on-year and 0.9% at the monthly level.
Inventories continued to rise, increasing by 7.7% year-on-year and 0.7% at the monthly level.