IPI goes up 9.5% in Jan-Aug
15:10 | 29/08/2019

VGP – Industrial production index (IPI) increased by 9.5% in the first eight months of 2019 but was lower than the rate of 10.8% in the same period in 2018, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported. 


The GSO on August 29 released a report on socio-economic performance in August and the first eight months of 2019. 

Accordingly, in August, IPI witnessed a month-on-month increase of 5.4% and a year-on-year growth of 10.5%. IPI went up 9.5% in the first eight months of 2019. 

Processing and manufacturing industry expanded rapidly by 10.6%. Mining industry experienced a slight increase of 2.5%. Water supply and sewage treatment grew 7.4%./.

By Kim Anh 

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