Industrial production in Ukraine in June 2021 increased by 1.1% compared to June 2020, while in May the growth was 5.4%, and in April - 13%, the State Statistics Service (Gosstat) reported in Thursday.
The agency clarified that, adjusted for the effect of calendar days, the growth of industrial production in the past month was even lower - 0.7%.
The State Statistics Service indicates that compared to May of this year, industrial production remained at the same level, and, taking into account the seasonal adjustment, decreased by 0.7%.
In the processing industry in June-2021 versus June-2020, the growth was 2.5%, in the extractive industry and quarrying - 2.5%, while the supply of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning recorded a decline of 5 , 5%.
In general, for the first half of the year, the department also recorded a slowdown in industrial production growth to 2.1% from 2.2% in five months. Including in the processing industry, the rates remained the same - 2.5%, while in the supply of electricity, gas, steam and conditioned air they decreased from 2.9% to 1.7%, and in the extractive industry and quarrying they increased from 1, 2% to 1.4%.