Table 1 
Industrial capacity utilization rates 

Industrial capacity utilization rates
  First quarter 2017 Fourth quarter 2017 First quarter 2018 Fourth quarter 2017 to first quarter 2018 First quarter 2017 to first quarter 2018
  %%% percentage point changepercentage point change
Total industrial 82.4 85.6 86.1 0.5 3.7
Forestry and logging 87.5 87.0 85.6 -1.4 -1.9
Mining, quarrying and oil and gas extraction 77.7 81.4 81.5 0.1 3.8
Oil and gas extraction 79.2 82.9 82.9 0.0 3.7
Mining and quarrying 73.3 76.9 76.9 0.0 3.6
Electric power generation, transmission and distribution 82.7 85.4 85.1 -0.3 2.4
Construction 86.5 90.8 92.4 1.6 5.9
Manufacturing 83.4 85.7 86.1 0.4 2.7
Food 85.6 86.6 86.9 0.3 1.3
Beverage and tobacco products 86.5 83.0 84.5 1.5 -2.0
Beverage 91.4 87.3 89.5 2.2 -1.9
Tobacco 62.2 62.3 59.2 -3.1 -3.0
Textiles 81.9 82.8 81.5 -1.3 -0.4
Textile mills 88.2 89.9 90.1 0.2 1.9
Textile product mills 76.6 76.8 73.9 -2.9 -2.7
Clothing 69.4 78.2 74.8 -3.4 5.4
Leather and allied products 81.8 72.0 70.6 -1.4 -11.2
Wood products 89.5 94.0 91.7 -2.3 2.2
Paper 90.6 94.3 92.5 -1.8 1.9
Printing and related support activities 70.3 74.7 73.2 -1.5 2.9
Petroleum and coal products 87.5 92.9 90.9 -2.0 3.4
Chemical products 87.4 88.5 87.2 -1.3 -0.2
Plastics and rubber products 90.3 93.0 93.7 0.7 3.4
Plastic products 91.5 93.2 93.3 0.1 1.8
Rubber products 84.5 92.2 95.5 3.3 11.0
Non-metallic mineral products 76.6 80.6 80.5 -0.1 3.9
Primary metal 76.6 82.3 81.2 -1.1 4.6
Fabricated metal products 77.5 79.3 81.2 1.9 3.7
Machinery 80.2 87.7 90.2 2.5 10.0
Computer and electronic products 80.7 87.8 89.8 2.0 9.1
Electrical equipment, appliances and components 76.8 78.3 81.1 2.8 4.3
Transportation equipment 86.1 83.6 85.6 2.0 -0.5
Furniture and related products 87.7 90.8 89.2 -1.6 1.5
Miscellaneous manufacturing 77.4 77.7 78.6 0.9 1.2
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