In August, the traditional holiday month, the output index in manufacturing rose 9.1% compared to the respective month of 2015, rebounding from a 0.1% drop the month before, Cystat said in a statement on its website. Mining and quarrying output rose 66% reflecting a pickup in demand for construction material.
Electricity supply rose 4.9% in August, compared to the respective month last year, while output in water supply and recycling rose 31%, Cystat said.
In January to August, the industrial output index rose an annual 9.3% but remained almost 20% of the 2010 average, Cystat said. Manufacturing output rose 7.9%.
Source: Cyprus Mail