THE LARGEST INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION GROWTH RECORDED IN AZERBAIJAN
(RBC) вЂ" According to the inter-state CIS statistics committee, in January-May 2005 as compared to the similar period of 2004 the largest industrial production growth has been recorded in Azerbaijan - 19,4%. Russia takes the 9-th place among the CIS countries - 3,6%, in Georgia this indicator is 10,9%, in Belorussia - 10,6%, in Tadjikistan - 7,9%, in Kazakhstan - 7,2%, in Ukraine - 6,2%, in Armenia - 4,5%, in Moldavia - 3,8%. Industrial production decrease by 8,1% has been observed in Kirgiziya.
In average on the CIS countries the industrial production growth in January-May 2005 made 5%. According to the statistical committeeвЂ™s materials the growth tempo lowered in most CommonwealthвЂ™s countries.
In May 2005, as compared to the current April, the average industrial production in CIS countries lowered by 5%. The production growth has been observed in Azerbaijan (by 2,6%), Armenia (by 3,2%), Belorussia (by 0,8%), Georgia (by 0,7%), Tadjikistan (by 3,4%).
The highest price growth of the industrial production manufacturers has been observed in Kazakhstan in January-May 2005, as compared to the similar period of 2004 - 22,9%. In Russia the prices grew by 19,5% for the same period. The average prices in CIS countries grew by 20%.
The data on Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan in the CIS StatisticsвЂ™ committee report are not available.