Production of Large and Medium Manufacturing Industries Second Quarter Up 6.57%
Growth in production of large and medium manufacturing industries (IBS) in the second quarter rose 6.57% compared to the second quarter of 2012. Central Statistics Agency (BPS), the increase is mainly due to increase in industrial production printing and reproduction of recorded media (19.6%), industrial motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (17.96%), and basic metal industries (15, 67%).
While the types of industries that are declining industrial machinery and equipment were down 13.61%. Textile industry fell 12.46%, industrial rubber, plastic and rubber goods fell 10.7%.
Growth in industrial production and manufacturing of the second quarter were up 1.12% compared to the first quarter The types of industries that experienced the largest increase in electrical appliances rose 10.12%, up 6.42% food industry, and other manufacturing industries rose 6.01%.
While the types of industries that are declining industrial production of chemicals and chemical goods fell 7.76%. Industrial machinery and equipment fell 6.8%, and paper and paper products fell 2.67%.
Bengkulu recorded the highest growth of 16.09%. Up 15.9% of South Sumatra and Riau Islands rose 14.01%. Growth in industrial production and manufacturing of the second quarter were highest in North Sumatra rose 6.04%, up 5.81% West Sulawesi, and East Nusa Tenggara rose 5.17%. Provinces is decreased down 1.2% South Sulawesi and Central Java was down 0.05%