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Latest publication: Index of turnover in industry 2022, February

Published: 15 February 2016

Turnover in manufacturing contracted by close 6 per cent in September to November

According to Statistics Finland, turnover in manufacturing in the September to November period was 5.8 per cent lower than in the corresponding period of the year before. Domestic sales contracted by 2.3 per cent and export turnover by 8.3 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)
Turnover went down from the corresponding period of the previous year in nearly all manufacturing (C) sub-industries . The drop was fastest in the chemical industry, 16.0 per cent, and in the electrical and electronics industry, 13.2 per cent. Only the forest industry generated slightly more turnover than in the year before, 0.5 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)
The turnover of the main categories of other industries also declined. Turnover contracted by 1.0 per cent in water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities, by 6.3 per cent the industry of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply, and by 6.4 per cent in mining and quarrying from the corresponding period last year.

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 2015, November, Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Index of turnover in industry [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-596X. November 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.5.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tlv/2015/11/tlv_2015_11_2016-02-15_tie_001_en.html