YEREVAN, October 8. /ARKA/. Armenia had the fourth highest industrial production growth rates among CIS countries – it recorded a 6.2% increase in January-August 2013 compared to the same period of the year before, the CIS Statistical Committee reported.
Kyrgyzstan topped the list with 16.2% growth, followed by Uzbekistan (8.2%), Moldova (6.3%), Tajikistan (3.7%), Kazakhstan (2%) and Azerbaijan (0.6%).
Russia’ industrial production output remained unchanged in the period. No data are reported on Turkmenistan.
Industrial production declined in the period in Ukraine and Belarus – by 5.2% and 4.8% respectively.
In general, CIS industrial production dropped by 0.2% in January-August 2013, against the same period of 2012.–0--