NEWS AND EVENTS
November 27, 2014
ndustrial Output of Uzbekistan Exceeds 54.401 trillion soums in Jan-Sep
Industrial output of Uzbekistan reached 54.401 trillion soums in January-September 2014, which grew by 8.4% year-on-year, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said (currency rates of CB RU from 27.11.2014 1$= 2401.09 soums).
The increase of labor productivity in industry by 6.6% to January-September 2014 has led to the growth of industrial production.
The creation of a favorable business environment for small business development has led to the increase in the share of small business in industrial production in comparison with the similar period of the last year by 3.2 percentage points, amounting to 31.1% in January-September of the current year versus 27.9% in same period of 2013.
Within implementation of the Programme for deepening localization of production of finished products, components and materials, under which in January-September 2014, Uzbekistan produced goods for 1.992 trillion soums.
Measures were taken to stimulate and support domestic producers contributed to increase of production of consumer goods, which total volume in January-September 2014 reached 21.621 trillion soums (+11.3%), of which food products – 8.644 trillion soums (+7.9%) and non-food products – 12.977 trillion soums (+13.6%).
The share of consumer goods in the total volume of industrial production increased to 36.5% in the first nine of 2014 versus 33.4% in January-September 2013.