Electricity, Gas and Water Supply (EGWS) decelerates
Electricity, Gas and Water Supply recorded a
1.4 percent growth during the first quarter of 2017, slower compared with the 10.2 percent in the same period of the previous year. The growth was mainly due to Electricity as it grew by 1.9 percent but slower compared with the 10.1 percent growth in 2016.
Similarly, Water subsector expanded by
0.6 percent, slower than 9.7 percent growth in 2016. On the other hand, Steam declined by 5.1 percent during the period as compared with previous year’s growth of 11.7 percent.