According to the data released by the National Statistical Bureau on April 17, in March 2019, the value added of industries above scale increased by 8.5% year on year and 1% year on year. Among them, chemical raw materials and chemical products manufacturing industry increased by 7.1% year-on-year. It can be divided into three categories. In March, the value added of mining industry increased by 4.6% year-on-year, 4.3 percentage points faster than in January-February; the manufacturing industry increased by 9.0% and 3.4 percentage points faster; and the production and supply of electricity, heat, gas and water increased by 7.7% and 0.9 percentage points faster.
In March, the added value of state-owned holding enterprises increased by 4.7% compared with the same period last year; joint-stock enterprises increased by 10.0%, foreign and Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan-invested enterprises by 4.2% and private enterprises by 14.2%. In March, 40 of 41 major industries maintained year-on-year growth in value added. Among them, agricultural and sideline food processing industry grew by 5.7%, textile industry by 9.0%, chemical raw materials and chemical products manufacturing industry by 7.1%, non-metallic mineral products industry by 15.4%, ferrous metal smelting and calendering industry by 8.5%, non-ferrous metal smelting and calendering industry by 11.1%, general equipment manufacturing industry by 14.1%, special equipment manufacturing industry by 16.4%, automobile manufacturing industry by 2.6%. Railway, ship, aerospace and other transport equipment manufacturing industry grew by 13.6%, electrical machinery and equipment manufacturing industry by 15.2%, computer, communications and other electronic equipment manufacturing industry by 10.2%, and power, thermal production and supply industry by 7.2%. In March, the value added of the eastern region increased by 10.3%, that of the central region by 9.6%, that of the western region by 7.5%, and that of the northeastern region by 8.0%. In March, 414 products of 605 products increased year-on-year. Among them, 97.87 million tons of steel, an increase of 11.4%; 17.97 million tons of cement, an increase of 22.2%; 4.67 million tons of ten non-ferrous metals, an increase of 6.9%; 17.5 million tons of ethylene, an increase of 7.5%; 25.87 million cars, a decrease of 2.6%, of which 988,000 cars, a decrease of 3.4%; 109,000 new energy vehicles, an increase of 41.6%; 56.98 billion kWh In March, the sales rate of industrial enterprises'products was 98.8%, which was 1.3 percentage points higher than that of the same month last year. Industrial enterprises have realized export delivery value of 1029.2 billion yuan, a nominal increase of 5.7% over the same period last year.
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