Egypt’s production index for transformative, extractive industries up in September


Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 11:59 GMT

File - CAPMAS headquarters in Cairo

File - CAPMAS headquarters in Cairo

CAIRO, Nov 27 (MENA) - Egypt’s production index for transformative and extractive industries, excluding crude oil and petroleum products, recorded 130.92 during September 2019 against 132.09 a month earlier with a decrease of 0.89 percent, said the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on Wednesday.

The index of pharmaceutical and chemical products increased to 230.07 in September, up 39.6 percent from 164.80 for August, the report said.

The total index for the manufacture of computers, electronics, optical products, and medical devices reached 210.78 in September down by 31.98% from 309.90 for August, CAPMAS reported.



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