YEREVAN, July 31. /ARKA/. Industrial production in Armenia rose by 15 % in January-May of this year fr om the same period a year earlier making Armenia the first among CIS members in this indicator.
Along with this, this production climbed by 9.2% in May from April, according to the CIS Statistical Committee.
The source states that seven Commonwealth countries reported growth in industrial production within the reported period, wh ereas Azerbaijan- drop by 2.9%, Kyrgyzstan- by 31.2%. There is no information on the three countries provided (Moldova, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan).
In average the industrial production boosted by 2.8% in the CIS.
In Jan-May industrial production grew in Tajikistan by 10.1%, Belarus- by 7.2%, Russia-3.4%, Kazakhstan- 2.3% and Ukraine- 0.7%.—0--