According to Statistics Finland, seasonally adjusted industrial output was 2.5 per cent higher in November 2006 than in October. Seasonally adjusted volume of industrial output went up by 5.4 per cent year-on-year from November 2005.
Seasonally adjusted change in industrial output from previous month, %
Capacity utilisation rate in manufacturing was 86 per cent in November. In the pulp and paper industry, capacity utilisation rate was 92 per cent and in the metal industry 87 per cent. In the chemical industry, capacity utilisation rate was 84 per cent and in other manufacturing 82 per cent.
Revised data for November 2006 will be published at 9 am on 31 January 2007 in connection with the industrial output data for December 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, November. Statistics Finland
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