Argentina - Industrial Production

Argentina: Industrial Production

Mnemonic IP.IARG
Unit % Y/Y, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Data Apr 2020 -33.54
Mar 2020 -16.52

Series Information

Source National Institute of Statistics and Censuses of the Argentine Republic (INDEC)
Release Industrial Production
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/2016
End Date 4/30/2020

Argentina: Business

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Industrial Production Apr 2020 -33.54 -16.52 % Y/Y, NSA Monthly
Capacity Utilization Mar 2020 51.6 59.4 %, NSA Monthly
Change in Inventories 2020 Q1 398,400,391 1,388,138,347 Ths. ARS, NSAAR Quarterly
Real Change in Inventories 2020 Q1 1,453,095 -18,491,556 Ths. 2004 ARS, CDASAAR Quarterly

Release Information

For Argentina, industrial production for detailed manufacturing categories. Monthly from 2016.

The source writes:

Monthly Industrial Estimator (EMI) measures the performance of the manufacturing sector on the basis of information provided by leading companies, chambers of commerce and public bodies that report on representative outputs and inputs.

The group consists of the industrial sector and companies were chosen on the basis of a preliminary look into the relationships between different industrial activities. Thus it finds what products may either directly or indirectly stand as a representative indicator of production, or the main constitute input of various other sectors.

The calculation of the EMI is based on units Physical production of many different industrial sectors. The conceptual and methodological aspects are reviewed and certain opertaional mechanisms are put into place to ensure the timeliness and accuracy of the information

In 2017, the source changed the analytic form (for the detailed dataset) from index (1994 to 2016) to percent change (from 2016). Later, they resumed publishing the headline in index form.