Home / Knowledge / News / Manufacturing production up by 3.4%
Manufacturing production up by 3.4%
Sep '08
In the first seven months of 2008, manufacturing production increased by 3,4% compared with the same period in 2007, but this was lower than the increase of 5,0% reported for the same period in 2007.

The estimated seasonally adjusted manufacturing production for the three months ended July 2008 increased slightly by 0,2% compared with the previous three months. Higher production levels were reported by four of the ten manufacturing divisions.

The estimated total value of sales of manufactured products at current prices for the three months ended July 2008 increased by 5,6% (R18 781 million), after seasonal adjustment, compared with the previous three months. Higher manufacturing sales were reported by five of the ten manufacturing divisions during this period.

Stats SA sees the introduction of a new sample drawn in April 2008 which replaces the previous sample that was drawn in 2007. The reported level of sales for the monthly survey of manufacturing for the months April to June 2008 based on the new sample was 0,5% higher than the level of sales from the previous sample.

Statistics South Africa

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 5th Dec 2016

EC proposes new tax rules to support e-commerce in EU

The European Commission (EC) has unveiled a series of measures to...

Textiles | On 5th Dec 2016

US textile & apparel exports down 6.44% in Jan-Sept ’16

The exports of textile and apparel from United States were down 6.44...

Textiles | On 5th Dec 2016

Pakistan’s 2016-17 cotton output surpasses last season

Cotton output in Pakistan during 2016-17 season has already surpassed ...

Interviews View All

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Janak Dhamanwala & Sunil Dhamanwala

Moving towards sustainability is also a social change

Saket Garg
Garg Corporation

The biggest challenge is lack of skilled workforce and competition from...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

December 2016

December 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search