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Qatar’s Industrial Production index (IPI) rose to 107.7 points for the month of July, up by 2.2 percent compared to the previous month , and increased by 1.4 percent from a year ago.
The index of Mining sector showed an increase by 2.4 percent on month-on-month due to the increase in the quantities of ‘crude oil and natural gas’. When compared to the corresponding month of the previous year , the IPI of Mining increased by 2.1 percent.
The Manufacturing sector recorded an increase of 1.2 percent in July compared to the previous month, because of the increase in production of five groups: “Manufacture of basic metals” by 9.1 percent, “Manufacture of beverages” by 7.4 percent, “Manufacture of Cement & other non-metallic mineral products” by 6.7 percent, “Manufacture of refined petroleum products”, and “Manufacture of rubber and plastics products” by 1.6 percent each.
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