Fuel industry boasted the greatest progress, with 8.2 per cent. Chemical and petrochemical industries led with 10.3 per cent. Petroleum drilling came next with 10.2, and iron-and-steel industry 8.2 per cent.
Metalworking and engineering reported a spectacular output increase of 22.5 per cent. Railway machine-building, instrument-making, automotive and tractor industry, and farm machine-building were the quickest to make progress.
Electrical engineering brought its output 1.9 per cent down against January 2003, non-ferrous metal industry 2.7 per cent, and light industry 2.9 per cent.