Oviedo (EFE).- According to data released on Tuesday by the National Institute of Statistics, between January and September, Asturian industrial turnover increased by 26.5% compared to the same period last year, almost three points above the national average. (23.6%). (INE).
In September alone, the turnover of the Asturian industry grew by 22.7 percent year on year, 1.4 points above the national average.
The increase in sales in the first nine months of 2022 comes after Asturian industry led last year’s turnover growth, up 30.4 percent.
Sales in Spain up 21.3% in September
In the country as a whole, the turnover of the industry in September increased by 21.3% compared to the same month in 2021, thus consolidating 19 months of growth.
This indicator, worsening the August indicator by 6.8 points, in September increased by 21.8% in the interannual indicator after adjusting for seasonal and calendar effects.
In the first nine months of the year, industry turnover increased by an average of 23.6% compared to the same period in 2021.
Energy in the lead
According to the economic purpose of goods, all industries industry analyzed the recorded positive performance in September, especially in the energy sector, with a year-on-year growth of 61.4%, according to INE.
The industrial activities with the largest bill growth in the first nine months of the year were coke ovens and oil refining (up 104.9%), followed by the paper industry (30.7%); leather and footwear industry (26.4%); chemical industry (24.7%) and woodworking and cork industry (22.5%).
Geographically, all markets showed positive annual growth rates in September, although the largest growth of 21.7% was recorded in the domestic market.
In the external market, the eurozone grew by 20.1%, and the non-eurozone – by 20%.
All Autonomous Communities also had a positive industrial turnover this month compared to the same indicator of the previous year, including Aragon (up 33%), Murcia (30.6%), the Basque Country and Extremadura (28.4% in both cases). ) at the top of the list.
Industries in La Rioja (up 8.9%), Cantabria (12.7%) and Castile-La Mancha (12.8%) showed the least growth in their business performance in September. EFE