Friday June 15 2018
Senegal Industrial Production at -2.00 percent
Industrial production in Senegal declined 2.0 percent year-on-year in April of 2018, following a 3.0 percent fall in the previous month. Output rebounded for chemicals (10.7 percent compared to -14.1 percent in March) and paper (8.6 percent compared to -5.3 percent). Also, output rose further for construction (14.4 percent compared to 9.1 percent) and mining (34.4 percent compared to 21.9 percent). Meanwhile, output dropped faster for food (-25.4 percent compared to -9.2 percent) and manufacturing (-13.8 percent compared to -7.5 percent). Additionally, energy output eased (0.5 percent compared to 5.8 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial production went down 10.5 percent, after rising 12.5 percent in March.