Industrial production was 3,362 billion lei at the end of the year 2000 and 4,969.7 billion lei at the end of 2001.
The table below contains the percentage of the different industrial branches:
Main indexes of economy
The income index grew as compared to the year 2000 in spite of the fact that the industrial production decreased. This shows that the income excess in 2001 came from increase in price in 2001.
The percentage of the people employed in industry shows 9.82% decrease as compared to 2000.
The processing industry has the greatest share in production (90%) that has not changed in comparison to the previous years.
The number of the trading companies shows further increase. At the end of 2001 it reached 9,593 compared with 8,795 in 2000. The distribution according to the form of the companies is the following:
Out of the trade companies 90.19% work, 3.78% are in process of disintegration and 2.94% have temporarily suspended their activity.
In 2001, 663 new companies were registered, fact which shows a significant, 158.7% increase compared with 2000.
The distribution of the profit according to the form of property has been formed as follows:
We can notice a 10-percentage increase of the private capital share to the detriment of the state- and mixed property. This indicates a healthy economy.