Compared to the extremely low base caused by pandemic-related factory closures, the industry reached an outstanding level of output in April

Change in the volume of industrial production

Compared to the low base of the previous year production, volume significantly grew in April, reaching the pre-pandemic level

Change in the volume of industrial production

Export and domestic sales surpassed the previous year's low base in April; however, sales declined compared to March

Volume changes in industrial domestic and export sales

The stock of domestic orders grew for the fourth month in a row in April compared to the low base of the previous year

Changes in the end of month stock of orders at the most significant manufacturing divisions*

The increase in the manufacture of transport equipment is significant compared to the low base due to the factory shutdowns of April 2020

Changes in the production volume in the major subsections of manufacturing, April 2021

In April, one-third of the growth of industrial output was due to the manufacture of transport equipment; still, almost all subsections contributed to the increase

Monthly contribution of subsections to the volume changes in manufacturing production

The production of the largest manufacturing subsections came close to or surpassed the pre-pandemic levels, except the manufacture of transport equipment

Production volume changes in the five largest manufacturing subsections

Construction output decreased significantly in April

Volume changes in construction output by main groups of construction

The April end of month stock of contracts at construction enterprises was 13% higher year-on-year

Volume changes of end-of-month stock of contracts at construction enterprises by main groups of construction