Industrial Production Index for January up 1%

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  • Sunday, 09 Mar 2003

KUALA LUMPUR: The Industrial Production Index (IPI) for January 2003 rose by 1% to 177.2 compared with 175.5 recorded in January, 2002. 

The expansion in the IPI was solely due to the increase in the index of the Mining Sector, which rose by 7.0% to 136.5 (Jan 2002: 127.6), the Statistics Department said in releasing the preliminary figures of the IPI here yesterday. 

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