Industrial Production Index

FBoS Release No: 16 , 2017
3rd April 2017


The Industrial Production Index (IPI) is an economic indicator that measures production volume changes in the following industries; mining and quarrying, manufacturing, electricity and water.

December Quarter

ipiDec16xKey Facts

  • The major index movements were as follows:
  • The All Group Industrial Production Index (IPI) stood at 120.0 for the December quarter of 2016. This represented a 2.0 percent increase when compared to the September quarter of 2016.
    • Mining and Quarrying Index fell by 31.4 percent;
    • Meat & Meat Products Index rose by 1.7 percent;
      Sugar Index rose by 1.2 percent;
    •  Non Alcoholic Beverages and Cigarettes Index rose by 6.7 percent;
    • Wearing Apparel Index rose by 20.6 percent; and
    • Electricity Index rose by 10.4 percent.
  • The All Group Index registered a 7.9 percent increase when compared to the December quarter of
    2015.

 

 

 

 

The All Group Index including sugar recorded an increase when compared to the September quarter of 2016 and December quarter of 2015. Sugar production is seasonal, with crushing carried out in the latter half of the year. Given the significant weight for sugar in the index, an increase or decrease in its production volume is bound to have an impact the overall index.
Note: Refer to Table 1 for details

Note: Refer to Table 2 for details

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For further enquiries please contact Ms Kirti Karishma on email or telephone 331 5822 (ext. 386 243) or direct line 323 0843.

IPI for March quarter of 2017 will be released in June 2017.