"In November 2017, seasonally adjusted industrial production increased at constant prices by 3.7%, m-o-m; when compared to November 2016, it increased at constant prices by 8.5%. November 2017 had the same number of working days as November 2016. The following contributed the most to the y-o-y increase of industrial production: electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (contribution +1.9 p.p., growth by 16.3%), manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (contribution +1.5 p.p., growth by 7.5%), and manufacture of electrical equipment (contribution +1.3 p.p., growth by 18.5%). Industrial production decreased in manufacture of other transport equipment (contribution -0.2 p.p., drop by 12.4%), mining and quarrying (contribution -0.2 p.p., drop by 6.6%), and printing and reproduction of recorded media (contribution -0.05 p.p., drop by 3.7%).
Sales from industrial activity at current prices increased by 5.7%, y-o-y, in November 2017. Direct export sales of industrial enterprises increased at current prices by 5.9%. Domestic sales, which include also indirect export via non-industrial enterprises increased at current prices by 5.6%.
The value of new orders in selected industrial CZ-NACE activities increased by 3.3%, y-o-y, in November 2017."
Published by the team of CzechTrade foreign office in Chicago