In September, the value added of industries above designated size increased by 6.9 percent year-on-year (the growth rate of the value added below is the real growth rate after deducting the price factor), and the growth rate was 1.3 percentage points higher than that in August. On a month on month basis, in September, the value added of industries above designated size increased by 1.18 percent over the previous month. In the first nine months, the value added of industries above designated size increased by 1.2 percent year on year.
In terms of three categories, in September, the value added of the mining industry increased by 2.2 percent year-on-year, up 0.6 percentage point over last month; that of the manufacturing industry increased by 7.6 percent, 1.6 percentage points of increase over last month; that of the production and distribution of electricity, heating, gas and water increased by 4.5 percent, 1.3 percentage points of lower over last month.
In terms of economic types, in September, the value added of state-owned holding enterprises increased by 6.5 percent year-on-year; that of joint-stock enterprises increased by 6.8 percent; that of foreign, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan invested enterprises increased by 7.1 percent; and that of private enterprises increased by 7.9 percent.
In terms of different industries, in September, the value added of 35 of the 41 major industries maintained a year-on-year growth. The value added of agricultural and sideline food processing industry increased by 2.7 percent, that of textile industry rose by 5.6 percent, that of chemical raw materials and chemical products manufacturing industry increased by 7.5 percent, that of non-metallic mineral products industry increased by 9.0 percent, that of ferrous metal smelting and processing industry and non-ferrous metal smelting and processing industry rose by 9.0 and 3.5 percent, that of general equipment manufacturing industry, special equipment manufacturing industry and automobile manufacturing industry rose by 12.5, 8.0 and 16.4 percent, that of railways, shipbuilding, aerospace and other transportation equipment increased by 3.9 percent, that of electrical machinery and equipment manufacturing, and manufacturing of computer, communication and other electronic equipment increased by 15.9 and 8.0 percent, and that of the production and distribution of electric power, heat and water increased by 4.2 percent.
In terms of different regions, in September, the value added of the eastern region, central region, western region and northeast region increased by 8.0, 6.5, 4.7 and 8.5 percent.
In terms of different products, in September, 426 of 612 products increased year on year. Steel was 118.06 million tons, increased by 12.3 percent; cement was 233.41 million tons, increased by 6.4 percent; ten non-ferrous metals was 5.32 million tons, increased by 7.3 percent year on year; ethylene was 1.87 million tons, increased by 12.6 percent; automobile was 2,461 thousand sets, increased by 13.8 percent, including 136 thousand new energy vehicles, increased by 51.1 percent; power generation was 631.5 billion kilowatt hours, increased by 5.3 percent; crude oil processing capacity was 57.35 million tons, up by 1.3 percent.
In September, the product sales rate of industrial enterprises was 98.6 percent, decreased by 0.4 percentage point over the same month of last year; the export delivery value of industrial enterprises was 1,137.6 billion yuan, down by 1.8 percent on a year-on-year basis in nominal terms.