According to these data, in September, the largest increases in industrial production were recorded in Croatia (4.6%), Czech Republic (4.5%), Ireland (4.1%), Hungary (2.7%) and Romania (2.4%). In the case of Romania, September’s growth comes after three consecutive months of decline in the industrial production.
At year-on-year rate, in September 2014 compared with September 2013, the industrial production in the European Union and the Eurozone went up by 0.6%, as well. In this case also, Romania is among the states where industrial production recorded the highest growth rates (3.8%), having been surpassed only by Ireland (22.1%), Czech Republic (5.6%) and Hungary (5.1%).
According to data published by the National Institute of Statistics, in September 2014, the industrial production in terms adjusted to the number of working days and seasonality, increased by 2.4%, due to the growth of processing industry (+3.3%). The mining industry and the generation and supply of electricity and thermal energy, gas, hot water and air conditioning decreased by 4.9% and 3% respectively.
Also, in September 2014, compared to the same month of the previous year, industrial production, in terms adjusted to the number of working days and seasonality, rose by 4.9%, due to the growth of the processing industry (+6.4%). The generation and supply of electricity and thermal energy, gas, hot water and air conditioning decreased by 6.7%, whilst the mining industry went down by 2.1%. (source: nineoclock.ro)