Industrial production quantities index up 3% in 8 months

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AMMAN — The General Industrial Production Quantities index edged up by 3.47 percent in the first eight months of 2022, totaling 92.89 points, against 89.77 in the same period of 2021, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The growth was mainly attributed to a 2.82 percent increase in quantities of transformative industries, in addition to a 7.99 percent in extractive industries, and a 7.17 percent in electricity, the Department of Statistics said its monthly reported issued on Wednesday.

The report showed a 0.53 percent decrease in the index last August, retreating to 93.08 points, compared with 93.58 in August of 2021.

The decline was due to transformative industries going down by 1.16 percent. But extractive industries and electricity inched up by 3.13 and 3.81 percent respectively in the same month.

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