PMR Online access    |   tel. +48 12 340 51 00    |   E-mail:


Industrial output up by 8% y-o-y in October


Industrial output climbed by 8% y-o-y in October, a deceleration compared with the previous month, according to data from the Central Statistical Office (GUS). The market had expected faster growth, of 10% y-o-y.

Compared with the corresponding period of 2009, output was up in 26 out of 34 industrial sectors. Of the main sectors, by far the highest growth (by 9.3% y-o-y) was noted in manufacturing, followed by water supply, waste management and remediation activities (up by 2.9% y-o-y). In mining-quarrying production inched up by 0.6% compared with a year earlier. In electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply output contracted by 3.1% y-o-y.

In the case of the country’s manufacturing sub-sectors, particularly strong increases occurred in other non-metallic mineral products (up by 27.5% y-o-y), in computer, electronic and optical products (up by 18.4% y-o-y) and metal products (up by 17.2% y-o-y). Solid double-digit growth was also noted e.g. in rubber and plastic products (up by 14.9% y-o-y), electrical equipment (up by 14.3% y-o-y) or basic metals (up by 11.1% y-o-y). On the other hand, production of beverages slumped by 9.9% y-o-y, while output in the furniture sector declined by 5.3% y-o-y.

In January-October industrial output rose by 9.6% y-o-y.

Industrial output in Poland (%, y-o-y), October 2009-October 2010

Browse and search in our archive »

subscribe to PMR RSS NEWS channelsSubscribe to PMR RSS NEWS channels »

Free monthly e-letter containing latest news, analyses and business information on economic situation in Poland, Russia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan.
Relevant news

Useful links         Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2018 PMR. All rights reserved.

PMR is a British-American company providing market information, advice and services to international businesses interested in Central and Eastern Europe as well as other emerging markets. PMR key areas of operation include business publications (through PMR Publications), consultancy (through PMR Consulting) and market research (through PMR Research). With over fourteen years of experience, high international standards in projects and publications, highly skilled multilingual staff and a wide network of co-operating research companies and market experts, PMR is one of the largest companies of its type in the region.