Hungary’s industrial production rose 13.2% in February compared to a year earlier and was up 9.8% according to working day-adjusted figures, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said Tuesday. The second reading figure is same as preliminary published on April 8.
The monthly growth was 2.3% in February according to working-day and seasonally-adjusted figures. According to working day-adjusted figures, industrial export sales volume rose 11.5% year-year in February after 10.8% growth in January, and domestic sales rose 4.1% after being flat in the previous month. Unadjusted figures show a 15.5% rise in exports and 6.4% increase in domestic sales compared to February 2007. Export sales volume accelerated from 10.8% in January and domestic sales were level with January 2007. (MTI-Econews)