Industrial capacity utilization in China at 75.9 percent in Q1

Thursday, 18 April 2019 12:20:30 (GMT+3)   |   Shanghai

In the first quarter of the current year, industrial capacity utilization in China was at 75.9 percent, down 0.6 percentage points year on year, accordingly to the National Bureau of Statistics.

In particular, in the first quarter of 2019 the respective capacity utilization rates of the mining industry, the coal mining and dressing industry, the manufacturing industry and the automobile industry in China were at 73.1 percent, 68.2 percent, 73.6 percent and 78.3 percent, remaining stable, down 3.0, 0.7 and 2.3 percentage points, respectively, while the capacity utilization rate of the ferrous metal smelting, rolling and processing industry, was at 79.2 percent, up 2.3 percentage points, year on year.

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