In the first 5 months of 2019, Long An's industrial production index increased by 15.14%
In which, processing and manufacturing industry increased by 15.04%; electricity production and distribution industry increased by 18.75%; water supply, waste and wastewater management and treatment industry increased by 14.21% over the same period of 2018.
Accordingly, the number of industrial product groups in May 2019 was 75 groups. In which, 55/75 groups had an increased rate over the same period and 20/75 groups had a decreased rate over the same period of 2018.
Some industrial products increased such as construction bricks (up 57.6%), wall paints (up 36.6%), plastic products (up 36%), wood products (up 33.2%), finished steel and iron products (up 20.9%), threads of all kinds (up 23.8%), commercial electricity (up 18.8%), finished fabrics products (up 16.1%), mineral and chemical fertilizers (up 13.8%), pharmaceutical products (up 12.4%), mineral water (up 9,9%), garments (up 6.8%), etc.
In addition, industrial product decreased such as footwear (down 1.3%), animal feed (down 6.8%), dried cashew nut (down 3.7%), rice milling (down 5.2%), artificial fibers (down 9.3%), bag production (down 8.4%), backpack production (down 9.8%), production of optical fiber, optical cable (down 10.6%)./.
Reported by Mai Huong
Translated by Lan Vy