REUTERS Industrial output in Ukraine in April 2019 accelerated to 5.2% from 2.1% in March 2019. With calendar adjustment, industrial production growth in Ukraine in April 2019 year-over-year (y-o-y) accelerated to 4.4% against 2.7% in March 2019 y-o-y, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine has said. Industrial production in April 2019 compared to March 2019 decreased by 1.8% without calendar adjustment, but it was 0.9% growth with calendar adjustment. Read alsoConstruction costs in Ukraine grow by over 12% in Q1 The highest increase in industrial production in April 2019 y-o-y was recorded in the manufacture of computers, electronic and optical products (44.3%), machinery and equipment (27.5%), pharmaceuticals (23%), chemical industry (14.7%), and metallurgy (9.9%). The y-o-y decrease was recorded in six sectors: textile production (by 9.1%), coal mining (8.4%), the manufacture of electrical equipment (by 5.5%), motor vehicles (4.8%), woodworking (4%), coke and petrochemical industry (2.5%). The State Statistics Service says the data is given excluding reports from Russia-occupied Crimea, parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. In March 2019, Ukraine saw a 2.1% increase in industrial production y-o-y without calendar adjustment, after a 1.8% decline in February 2019. In 2018, industrial output in Ukraine grew by 1.1% after a 0.1% decline in 2017.