LSMI witnesses nominal growth in September

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The production of Large-Scale Manufacturing Industries (LSMI) witnessed nominal growth of 0.01 per cent on year-on-year (YoY) basis during the month of September 2022 as compared to the same month of last year. According to data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) here, the LSMI index went slightly up from 115.01points in September 2021 to 115.02 points in September 2022.

On a month-on-month basis (MoM), the industry grew by 0.1 per cent during the month under review as compared to 114.9 points during August 2022. However, overall the Large-Scale Manufacturing Sector has shown a decline of 0.4% during July-September (2022-23) as compared with the same period of last year. —APP

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