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Industry grew over 5% in Jan.

This is the highest monthly growth since last February.

Industry grew over 5% in Jan.
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The growth rate of industrial production in January 2017 exceeded 5% over the same month last year, the State Statistics Service said in a release on 24 February.

The agency said industrial production index adjusted for the effect of calendar days has reached 105.2%., the highest improvement since February 2016.

Compared with December 2016, industrial production dived 1.5%.

Also, the SSS reported data on construction works in January. It is estimated that the construction industry completed construction works worth 3.9bn hryvnia, while the month-on-month construction products index hit 135% mark compared with January 2016.

Ukraine's industrial product grew by 2.4% in 2016 over 2015.