In Ukraine since the beginning of the year falls production

В Украине с начала года падает производство

Industrial production started to rise since the beginning of the year, but rates fall

In April, industrial production rose less than a month earlier.

In April Ukrainian industrial production grew by 3.5% compared to a year ago, according to state statistics.

According to the new form of data presentation, the Department clarifies that a decline in the effect of calendar days, industrial production in April increased compared to April by 3.7%, whereas in March and by 4.2% in February to 4.9%.

In General, over the four months of this year, the growth in industry remained at the level of 3.7%.

The state statistics service said that in April compared to March of the current year industrial production fell by 3.4%, but taking into account the seasonal factor remained at the same level.

The Agency recalls that in January-April-2015 decline to January-April 2014 amounted to 20.6% and in General over the past year, industrial production in Ukraine decreased by 13.4%, while in 2014 – by 10.1%, in 2013 by 4.7%, in 2012 – by 0.5%.

Earlier the economy Ministry predicted growth of industrial production in the first half by 2%.

Note, according to the state statistics service, in Ukraine in February for the first time in three years, recorded growth of industrial production.