Industrial production fell by 0.4% in H1 - Statistics Agency
Astana. July 14. KazTAG - Industrial production decreased by 0.4% compared with the corresponding period in 2013 in January-June 2014, reports the Agency of Statistics.
According to the statistics data, in the I half decline was registered in mining and quarrying by 0.6%, in manufacturing industry - by 0.3%, water supply, sewerage system, control over collection and distribution of waste - by 4.4%. In electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning the growth rate was 1.6%.
In January-June production of oil, including gas condensate, amounted to 39.7 million tons (-1.6%), copper ores - 19 million tons (-7.6%). Gasoline production was 1.5 million tons (17.4%), gas oil - 2.4 million (-10.2%). Production of flat-rolled products in the reported period reached 1.2 million tons (18.6%), refined copper - 0.1 million tons (-30.1%), portland- 3.5 million tons (+14.3%) , electricity - 46.8 billion kWh (0.1%), flour - 1.9 million tons (4.8%).
Increase in industrial production was observed in 10 regions of Kazakhstan. In the Eastern Kazakhstan region the volume was on the level of previous year.