The advance in H1 2014 was owed to the growth of processing industry (+10.7%). The generation and supply of electricity and thermal energy, natural gas, hot water and air conditioning and the mining industry decreased by 1.9% and 1.7% respectively.


By main industrial groups, there were increases in capital goods industry (+ 15.1%), durables industry (+9.6%), consumer goods industry (+ 6.8%) and intermediate goods industry (+ 5.9%). Energy industry decreased by 0.1% . (Source: