Published: 28 February 2006
According to Statistics Finland, in January 2006 seasonally adjusted industrial output remained on level with December 2005. Seasonally adjusted volume of industrial output grew by 0.9 per cent year-on-year from January 2005.
Seasonally adjusted change in industrial output from previous month, %
Capacity utilisation rate in manufacturing was 84.5 per cent in January, which is 2 percentage points higher than in January 2005. In the pulp and paper industry, capacity utilisation rate was 94 per cent and in the metal industry 86 per cent. In the chemical industry, capacity utilisation rate was 82 per cent and in other manufacturing 77 per cent.
Revised data for January 2006 will be published at 9 am on 31 March 2006 in connection with the industrial output data for February 2006. Because of the method used, seasonally adjusted figures for previous months may change even if the original figures do not become revised. The seasonally adjusted figures will also be adjusted for working days.
Source: Volume Index of Industrial Output 2006, January. Statistics Finland
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