September 13, 2012 / 8:50 AM / 5 years ago

HK Q2 industrial production index down 2.9 pct

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's index of industrial
production fell by 2.9 percent in the second quarter of 2012
compared with the same period last year, the Census and
Statistics department said on Thursday.
    The following are year-on-year percentage changes in the
indices of industrial production by selected industry grouping:

                                    Q2 2012     Q1 2012
 Food, beverages and tobacco            2.4         6.5
 Textiles                              -3.1       -11.4^
 Wearing apparel                      -19.1       -18.9^
 Paper products, printing and
 reproduction of recorded media        -3.1        -2.3
 Metal, computer, electronic and
 optical products, machinery and
 equipment                             -15.5      -14.7
    
 ^ Revised

 (Reporting by Raymond Leung in Hong Kong; Editing by Anand
Basu)

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