By Eduard Pivovarov
In line with data from the CIS Interstate Statistical Committee, Belarus leads in industrial production growth within the CIS, boasting a figure of 11.1 percent (from January-February 2011). Ukraine is second, with industrial growth making 10.5 percent (against the same period from 2010). Third place is occupied by Tajikistan (6.7 percent), with Russia occupying fourth place (6.3 percent).
Industrial production growth in Kazakhstan stands at 5.6 percent. In Armenia, the figure is 4.1 percent, in Kyrgyzstan it is 1.2 percent and Azerbaijan’s growth has been 0.2 percent.
On average, from January-February 2011, industrial production in the CIS rose 6.9 percent (against the same period of last year).