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Romania industrial production climbs in August

Staff Writer |
Romania's industrial production increased in August from a year ago, figures from the National Institute of Statistics showed.

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Industrial production, on a seasonally and working-day adjusted basis, rose 1.2 percent year-over-year in August.

Production in the manufacturing sector grew 4.9 percent on year, while output in the mining and utility sectors contracted by 16.6 percent and 6.1 percent, respectively.

Month-on-month, industrial production gained 0.5 percent in August.

On an unadjusted basis, industrial production advanced 5.3 percent yearly in August, while it declined 11.5 percent from the preceding month.

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