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Latest publication: Index of turnover in industry 2022, February

Published: 15 January 2015

Turnover in manufacturing contracted by good one per cent year-on-year in August to October

According to Statistics Finland, turnover in manufacturing in the August to October period was 1.1 per cent lower than in the corresponding period of the year before. Domestic sales contracted by 2.2 per cent and export turnover by 0.3 per cent from one year ago.

Three months' year-on-year change in turnover in manufacturing (C) sub-industries (TOL 2008)

Three months' year-on-year change in turnover in manufacturing (C) sub-industries (TOL 2008)
The sub-industries of manufacturing (C) were evenly divided into both contracted and grown ones. Turnover grew slightly from the corresponding period of the year before in the metal industry, 1.9 per cent, the electrical and electronics industry, 0.7 per cent, and the food industry, 0.3 per cent. In other industries, turnover contracted year-on-year. The drop was fastest in the textile, clothing and leather industry, by 8.5 per cent, and in the chemical industry, by 7.1 per cent.

Three months' year-on-year change in turnover in main industrial categories (TOL 2008)

Three months' year-on-year change in turnover in main industrial categories (TOL 2008)

In the main categories of other industries , water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities grew by 1.0 per cent. Turnover of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply contracted by 1.6 per cent and turnover of mining and quarrying by 2.8 per cent from one year ago.

The index of turnover in industry describes enterprises whose main industry is manufacturing. The calculation of the indices is based on the Tax Administration’s value added tax data which are supplemented with data obtained with Statistics Finland’s sales inquiry. The monthly turnovers of manufacturing enterprises can vary considerably, especially in the metal industries. The variation is mainly due to invoicing practices. The final invoice for major machinery deliveries and projects may be recorded in the sales of one month, even if the delivery had required the work of several months or years.


Source: Index of turnover in industry 2014, October, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Atte Lintilä 029 551 2914, Kirsi-Maaria Manninen 029 551 2681, myynti.teollisuus@stat.fi

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Index of turnover in industry [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-596X. October 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.5.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tlv/2014/10/tlv_2014_10_2015-01-15_tie_001_en.html