Industrial output up 12% in early 2015

14:11 | 10/03/2015 Industry

Annual Vietnamese factory production increased 12% within the first two months of 2015, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Industrial output up 12% in early 2015

ncreased output was seen in nearly all sectors; the processing-manufacturing and electricity generation-distribution sectors grew between 12%-14% from the same period last year. 

Notably, seafood processing recorded a production growth of almost 21%. 

February alone saw a 7% increase in industrial production index, despite a nine-day Lunar New Year holiday. 

As of February 1, inventory was also following the upward trend, with stored optical and paper products soaring by 122% and 57%, respectively.

    Source VOV News