Published: 31 August 2006
According to Statistics Finland, seasonally adjusted industrial output went up by 1.5 per cent in July 2006 from June. Seasonally adjusted volume of industrial output increased by 11.2 per cent year-on-year from July 2005.
Seasonally adjusted change in industrial output from previous month, %
Capacity utilisation rate in manufacturing was 76.5 per cent in July, which is 2.3 percentage points higher than in July 2005. In the pulp and paper industry, capacity utilisation rate was 92 per cent and in the metal industry 75 per cent. In the chemical industry, capacity utilisation rate was 78 per cent and in other manufacturing 71 per cent.
Revised data for July 2006 will be published at 9 am on 29 September 2006 in connection with the industrial output data for August 2006. Because of the method used, seasonally adjusted figures for previous months may change even if the original figures do not become revised. The seasonally adjusted figures will also be adjusted for working days.
Source: Volume Index of Industrial Output 2006, July. Statistics Finland
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