According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the value of production dispatched in this period accounted for 6 bln. 789,5 mln. leis, with a value of goods exported being 2 bln. (265.5 mln. leis). In total sales receipts of industrial enterprises made up 9 bln. 520,9 mln. leis in Q1, 2012. Comparative data is not provided. The decline of industrial production in Q1, 2012 was determined by the decrease in volume of production in the mining industry which was 9,1% to 39,2 mln. leis , the decrease in the processing industry which equalled to 3,1% to 4 bln.643,9 mln. leis and the decline in the energy sector generating and distributing power and heat which made up 3,8% to 1 bln. 878,1 mln. leis. In Q1, 2012 enterprises producing food and beverages reduced their production by 0,9% to 2 bln. 392,2 mln. leis as compared with the same period of 2011.
According to the official data, in Q1, 2012 Tobacco production fell 57,9%, flour- grinding production declined 44%, metallurgic production decreased 34,9%, other non-metal mineral products manufacture declined 33%. The decrease made up 31,4% in chemical production, 23,4% in production of cacao, chocolate and confectionary, 13,9% in production of paper and cardboard. Production of processed and canned fruit and vegetables declined 12,5%, wine and distilled alcohol beverages production decreased 6,7% and 2,1% respectively. The decrease was 11,9% in woodworking industry and 8,3% in winemaking one. However, production of medical devices, precious and optical instruments increased 1,8 times; it was produced 36,3% more machines and electrical equipments and 15,8% more fats and vegetables. Production, processing and canning of meat and meat goods grew 15,5%; textiles production increased 13,7% , leather items and foot wear production increased 13,6% ; production of finished metalware excluding machines and equipment grew4,5% , furniture production grew 0,8%, etc.InfoMarket