The rise in the industrial transaction index was mainly due to an increase of 86.5% in the foreign market index in April, of which domestic market sales increased by 36.3%.
According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (INE), industrial turnover in April increased by 54.1% compared with the same month in 2020, which was attributed to sales to foreign markets and accelerated from the 16.6% growth in March . ).
The increase in the industrial turnover index was mainly due to an increase of 86.5% in the foreign market index in April, of which domestic sales increased by 36.3%, which was also an improvement from the increase of 12% and 23.4% in March. The same order.
In March, the industrial transaction index increased by 15.9% year-on-year, reversing the trend of the previous month, and fell 3.4% in February.
INE explained that the “dramatic” increase in the industrial business index in April last year reflects the April last year that was severely affected by the pandemic, because compared with April 2019, the total index business has changed 1.8%, which is the domestic market. It is 0.8% and 5.5% in foreign markets.
INE data shows that in April, each group has a significant year-on-year growth. Among them, the most contributory is the intermediate product, which increased by 44.5% in April (16.9% in March), but it has increased compared with April 2019. 10.6%.
The investment goods index rose by 185.8% in April and 33.7% in March, but compared with April 2019, the increase was 0.6%, while the consumer goods and energy indexes rose by 40.5% and 36% respectively in April. In 2020, compared with April 2019, it is 0.8% and 9.4% higher respectively.
Employment increased by 0.3% year-on-year in April, and fell by 2.1% in March, while wages and working hours increased by 7.8% and 30.8%, respectively, which were higher than the previous month’s 1.7% and 1.6% month-on-month, respectively.
The monthly change in the industrial turnover index was -5.0% (+17.7% in March 2021 and -28.1% in April 2020).