ARMENIA TOPS CIS MEMBERS IN INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION GROWTH, 15% IN JAN-MAY

/ARKA/
31 July, 2012
YEREVAN

YEREVAN, July 31. /ARKA/. Industrial production in Armenia rose by
15 % in January-May of this year fr om the same period a year earlier
making Armenia the first among CIS members in this indicator.

Along with this, this production climbed by 9.2% in May from April,
according to the CIS Statistical Committee.

The source states that seven Commonwealth countries reported growth in
industrial production within the reported period, wh ereas Azerbaijan-
drop by 2.9%, Kyrgyzstan- by 31.2%. There is no information on the
three countries provided (Moldova, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan).

In average the industrial production boosted by 2.8% in the CIS.

In Jan-May industrial production grew in Tajikistan by 10.1%, Belarus-
by 7.2%, Russia-3.4%, Kazakhstan- 2.3% and Ukraine- 0.7%.