From January to February, the added value of industries above designated size actually decreased by 13.5 percent year on year (the growth rate of the following added value is the actual growth rate after deducting the price factor). From a month on month basis, in February, the added value of industries above designated size decreased by 26.63 percent over the previous month.
In view of three sectors, from January to February, the added value of mining industry fell by 6.5 percent year-on-year, that of manufacturing industry dropped by 15.7 percent, and that of production and distribution of electricity, heat, gas and water industry decreased by 7.1 percent.
In terms of economic types, from January to February, the added value of state-owned holding enterprises decreased by 7.9 percent year-on-year; that of joint-stock enterprises decreased by 14.2 percent; that of foreign, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan invested enterprises decreased by 21.4 percent; and that of private enterprises decreased by 20.2 percent.
In terms of industries, from January to February, the added value of two of the 41 major industries maintained a year-on-year growth, with the oil and natural gas exploration industry growing by 2.1 percent and the tobacco products industry growing by 6.9 percent. The added value of 39 industries decreased, of which, the processing of agricultural and sideline food industry, manufacture of textile, chemical raw materials and chemical products manufacturing industry, manufacture of non-metallic mineral products industry, smelting and processing of ferrous metal, smelting and processing of non-ferrous metal, manufacture of general machinery, manufacture of special-purpose machinery, automobile manufacturing industry, manufacture of railways, shipbuilding, aerospace and other transportation equipment, manufacture of electric machinery and equipment, manufacture of computer, communication equipment and other electronic equipment, and production and supply of electric power and heat power respectively decreased by 16.0, 27.2, 12.3, 21.1, 2.0, 8.5, 28.2, 24.4, 31.8, 28.2, 24.7, 13.8 and 7.3 percent.
In terms of different regions, from January to February, the added value of the eastern, central, western and northeast region decreased by 16.9, 16.7, 7.6 and 11.5 percent respectively year-on-year.
In terms of products, from January to February, 79 of 612 products increased year on year. Ten non-ferrous metals was 9.35 million tons, increased by 2.2 percent year on year; ethylene was 3.52 million tons, increased by 5.6 percent; steel was 167.13 million tons, decreased by 3.4 percent; cement was 149.82 million tons, decreased by 29.5 percent; automobiles was 2.005 million sets, decreased by 45.8 percent, of which 51,000 were new energy vehicles, decreased by 62.8 percent; power generation was 1,026.7 billion kwh, decreased by 8.2 percent; crude oil processing was 99.19 million tons, decreased by 3.8 percent.
From January to February, the sales ratio of industrial enterprises?¡¥ products was 97.4 percent, down 0.7 percentage point year on year; the export delivery value of industrial enterprises was 1,354.5 billion yuan, decreased by 19.1 percent in nominal year on year.