Croatia’s Industrial Stockpiles Down Year-on-Year, up Month-on-Month

By 4 December 2021
Croatia’s Industrial Stockpiles Down Year-on-Year, up Month-on-Month

ZAGREB, 4 Dec, 2021 - Croatia's stockpiles of finished industrial goods in October 2021 were 1.6% higher than in the previous month and 10% lower than in October 2020, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS).

Broken down by main industrial groupings, compared with  September 2021, energy stockpiles increased 5.7%, and stockpiles of non-durable consumer goods went up 3.7%

At the same time, stockpiles of capital goods contracted 12.7% month on month, and of durable consumer goods by 2.8%, whereas stockpiles of intermediate goods decreased 0.2% month on month.

Shrinking stockpiles year-on-year

Year-on-year, industrial stockpiles of capital goods in October shrank by 31% and of intermediate products by 16.2%, while energy stockpiles contracted by 14.9%. The durable consumer goods' stockpiles went down 9.9% and non-durable consumer goods by 0.9%. 

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