In May this year, the added value of Shanxi Province’s industrial enterprises increased by 9.8% year-on-year.

According to data released by the Shanxi Provincial Bureau of Statistics on June 22, in May this year, the province’s industrial added value increased by 9.8% year-on-year, a drop of 0.8 percentage points from April.

In terms of three categories, the added value of the mining industry increased by 8.7% year-on-year, the manufacturing industry increased by 12.5%, and the production and supply of electricity, heat, gas and water increased by 5.8%.

In terms of economic types, the added value of state-owned holding enterprises increased by 10.7% year-on-year; joint-stock enterprises increased by 10.3%; foreign and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan-invested enterprises decreased by 2.9%; private enterprises increased by 6.2%.

In terms of major industries, the added value of the coal industry increased by 9.6% year-on-year, the coking industry decreased by 3.5%, the iron and steel industry increased by 6.7%, the non-ferrous metal industry increased by 11.6%, the power industry increased by 6.4%, the equipment manufacturing industry increased by 4.8%, and the chemical industry increased by 4.8%. The industry increased by 5.4%, the building materials industry decreased by 8.9%, the food industry increased by 38.2%, the pharmaceutical industry increased by 0.8%, the coalbed methane mining industry decreased by 2.7%, and the thermal gas industry decreased by 0.6%.

In terms of output by product, among the output of major industrial products, the output of new energy vehicles increased by 2.3 times, photovoltaic cells increased by 33.4%, primary aluminum increased by 22.5%, alumina increased by 14.3%, chemical raw materials increased by 11.9%, and crude steel increased by 11.9%. Growth of 9.7%, pig iron increased by 9.5%, steel increased by 9.2%, graphite and carbon products increased by 9.0%, raw coal increased by 7.3%, power generation increased by 6.1%, coke increased by 1.6%; output of other products decreased: refined methanol output decreased by 28.2% , cement fell by 19.0%, and mobile communication handsets (mobile phones) fell by 7.8%.