The department said in a statement that sectors which showed significant increases during the period included mining (17.6%), manufacturing (6.3%), agriculture, forestry and fishing (3.2%), electricity and gas supply (1.7%) and water supply (0.8%).
On a monthly basis, the PPI for local production increased 0.8% in August after declining over five consecutive months.
It said the increase was driven by various sectors such as mining (2.2%), agriculture, forestry and fishing (1.3%), water supply (0.8%), manufacturing (0.6%) and electricity and gas supply (0.3%). - Bernama
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