In December 2019, the total value added of the industrial enterprises above designated size was up by 6.9 percent year-on-year in real terms (the following growth rates of value added are real growth rates, after deducting price factors), an increase of 0.7 percentage point from November. In December, the total value added of the industrial enterprises above designated size went up by 0.58 percent month-on-month. From January to December, the total value added of the industrial enterprises above designated size was up by 5.7 percent year-on-year.
In view of three sectors, the value added of mining and quarrying increased by 5.6 percent year-on-year in December, with the growth rate lower 0.1 percentage point than that in November. The value added of manufacturing increased by 7.0 percent, an increase of 0.7 percentage point, and that of production and distribution of electricity, heating power, gas and water was up by 6.8 percent, faster 0.1 percentage point over that in November.
Analysis on different types of enterprises showed that, in December, the value added of the state holding enterprises increased by 7.0 percent, year-on-year, that of joint-stock enterprises increased by 7.5 percent, that of enterprises funded by foreign investors or investors from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan province increased by 4.8 percent, that of private enterprise increased by 7.1 percent.
Grouped by different sectors, in December, 33 industries within 41 industrial divisions kept year-on-year growth. Of this total, the growth of processing of food from agricultural products decreased by 0.3 percent, the textile industry was up by 0.2 percent, the manufacture of raw chemical materials and chemical products, up by 7.7 percent, the manufacture of non-metallic mineral products, up by 8.4 percent, the manufacture and processing of ferrous metals, up by 10.7 percent, the manufacture and processing of non-ferrous metals, up by 5.0 percent, the manufacture of general-purpose machinery and special-purpose machinery, up by 4.9 and 6.5 percent respectively. The value-added in the manufacture of automobile industry jumped 10.4 percent, that of manufacture of railway locomotives, ships and boats, air and spacecrafts and other transportation equipment down by 6.8 percent, and that of manufacture of electric machinery and equipment, up by 12.4 percent; the manufacture of computer, communication equipment and other electronic equipment, up by 11.6 percent; the production and supply of electric power and heat power, up by 7.0 percent.
In terms of different regions, in December, the value-added of eastern region increased by 6.9 percent year-on-year; central region went up by 6.7 percent; western region rose by 7.8 percent; northeastern region went up by 9.0 percent.
In terms of different products, 365 products within 605 products kept year-on-year growth. Of this total, the output of pig iron was 104.33 million tons, went up by 11.3 percent year-on-year, that of cement was 199.35 million tons, went up by 6.9 percent, that of 10 kinds of nonferrous metals was 5.31 million tons, up by 4.7 percent, that of ethylene was 1.86 million tons, up by 14.6 percent, that of automobiles was 2,705 thousand sets, up by 8.1 percent, in which, that of cars was 973 thousand sets, down by 5.8 percent, that of new energy cars was 135 thousand sets, down by 27.0 percent, that of electricity was 654.4 billion kilowatt-hours, up by 3.5 percent, that of crude oil was 58.51 million tons, up by 13.6 percent.
The sales ratio of industrial products in December was 98.2 percent, a decrease of 0.8 percentage point from the same month of last year. The total export delivery value of industrial enterprises was 1,170.8 billion yuan, a nominal year-on-year increase of 0.4 percent.