April 2, 2004 Friday 8:04 am, EST
CIS output up in Jan-Feb 2004
The industrial output of CIS members increased at the average by 10
percent in January-February 2004 against the same period in 2003. The
strongest output growth was observed in Ukraine (18.2 percent),
Georgia (14.8 percent), Moldova (13.4 percent), the CIS Interstate
Statistical Committee reports.
Industrial output also increased in Belarus (13.2 percent),
Tajikistan (10.6 percent), Kazakhstan (8.9 percent), Russia (8.1
percent), Kirghizia (6.4 percent), and Azerbaijan (4.6 percent). The
only CIS country where the output decreased by 5.5 percent in
January-February 2004 against the same period in 2003 is Armenia.
The information on the output growth in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
is not given.