REUTERS Ukraine saw a 1.7% decline in industrial production in August 2019 year-over-year without calendar adjustment against a 0.2% decline (in annual terms) in July 2019. If calendar adjustment is taken into account, industrial production in August 2019 fell by 1.6% year-over-year, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine said on its website. Read alsoGDP growth in Ukraine exceeds forecast, central bank says Industrial production in August 2019 compared to July 2019 declined by 1.4% (without calendar adjustment) and by 0.5% (with calendar adjustment). The steepest decline in August 2019 against August 2018 was recorded in the manufacture of electrical equipment (21.4%) and motor vehicles (14.1%), and textile production (9.6%). The largest growth was recorded in the manufacture of computers, electronic and optical products (18%), the manufacture of other machinery and equipment (6.3%), and metal ores extraction (9.2%). Ukraine&#39;s State Statistics Service says that its report excludes information from the Russia-occupied territories, namely the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, and certain districts in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. As UNIAN reported earlier, a decline in industrial production in Ukraine in July 2019 slowed to 0.2% year-over-year, after a 2.3% decrease in June 2019. In 2018, industrial production in Ukraine grew by 1.1% after a 0.1% decline in 2017.