Industrial production decreased 0.4% in September

In an annual comparison, industrial production fell 1.2% in September compared to last year
Industrial production - Photo: EL UNIVERSAL
10/11/2017
14:32
Rubén Migueles
Mexico City
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In September, industrial production decreased due to the two devastating earthquakes that struck Mexico, according to the data released by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía abbreviated Inegi).

Industrial activity (mining production, electricity, production, transmission and distribution, piped water and gas supply, construction, and manufacturing industries) decreased 0.4% during September 2017.

On an annual basis, mining production decreased 6.2%, manufacturing industries decreased 0.1% while electricity, production, transmission, and distribution, piped water and gas supply increased 1.8% along with construction which increased 0.8%.

It should be noted that in an annual comparison industrial production fell 1.2% in September compared to last year.

By sectors, mining dropped 15.1%, manufacturing industries increased 2.8%, electricity, production, transmission, and distribution, piped water and gas supply increased 1.4% while construction increased 0.1%.

Thus, industrial activity decreased 0.5%, a figure that contrasts with the 0.5% increase registered in the same period of the previous year.

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