In April, the actual value added of the industrial enterprises above designated size increased by 3.9% year-on-year (the growth rate of the following value added is the actual growth rate after deducting price factors), and it decreased by 1.1% last month. From the month-on-month perspective, in April, the added value of the industrial enterprises above designated size increased by 2.27% over the previous month. From January to April, the added value of industries above designated size fell by 4.9% year-on-year.
In terms of three major categories, in April, the added value of the mining industry increased by 0.3% year-on-year, and the growth rate fell by 3.9 percentage points from the previous month; manufacturing industry increased by 5.0%, 1.8% lower than that of last month; power, heat, gas and water production and supply industry grew by 0.2%, after dropping by 1.6% last month.
In terms of economic type, in April, the added value of state-owned holding enterprises increased by 0.5% year-on-year; joint-stock enterprises increased by 4.0%; foreign-invested, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan-invested enterprises increased by 3.9%; and private enterprises increased by 7.0%.
In terms of different industries, in April, 28 industries in 41 major industries maintained a year-on-year increase in value-added. The agricultural and sideline food processing industry increased by 3.0%, the textile industry increased by 2.0%, the chemical raw materials and chemical products manufacturing industry increased by 3.2%, the non-metallic mineral products industry increased by 4.2%, the ferrous metal smelting and rolling processing industry increased by 4.6%, non-ferrous metal smelting and rolling processing industry by 6.9%, general equipment manufacturing increased by 7.5%, special equipment manufacturing increased by 14.3%, automobile manufacturing increased by 5.8%, railway, shipbuilding, aerospace and other transportation equipment manufacturing increased by 5.7%, electrical machinery and equipment manufacturing industry grew by 9.0%, the computer, communications and other electronic equipment manufacturing industry grew by 11.8%, and the electricity, heat production and supply industries fell by 0.2%.
In terms of regions, in April, the added value of the eastern region increased by 5.3% year-on-year, the central region increased by 4.5%, the western region increased by 5.1%, and the northeast region increased by 2.8%.
In terms of products, in April, 367 of the 612 products increased year-on-year. Steel of 107.01 million tons, an increase of 3.6% year-on-year; cement of 223.47 million tons, an increase of 3.8%; ten non-ferrous metals of 4.93 million tons, an increase of 3.8%; ethylene of 1.68 million tons, a decrease of 1.4%; 2.10 million cars, an increase of 5.1% , 77,000 new energy vehicles, a decrease of 17.2%; generating capacity of 554.3 billion kWh, an increase of 0.3%; crude oil processing capacity of 53.85 million tons, an increase of 0.8%.
In April, the product sales rate of industrial enterprises was 98.0%, an increase of 0.8 percentage points year-on-year; the export delivery value of industrial enterprises reached 979 billion yuan, a nominal increase of 1.1% year-on-year.