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TABLE-S.Africa's August manuf output up 3 pct y/y

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 11 (Reuters) - South Africa's manufacturing output beat market expectations in August, growing by 3.0 percent year-on-year in volume terms compared with a revised 6.3 percent rise in July, data showed on Thursday.

Following is a table of percentage changes of major contributors to manufacturing growth: y/y m/m 3-mths/3-mths Food and Beverages 0.9 2.0 2.2 Textiles, clothing etc -0.4 2.0 0.9 Wood and wood products, paper 9.9 6.6 2.7 Petroleum and chemicals 4.7 1.5 0.5 Glass and non-metallic -4.5 -2.3 -2.1 Basic iron, steel etc 4.2 4.3 -1.4 Electrical machinery -3.3 -8.8 1.1 Radio, TV and Comms 7.0 9.0 4.3 Vehicles, parts, accessories 0.8 5.8 3.2 Furniture and other 1.9 7.9 -0.7 (Reporting by Xola Potelwa)

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Keywords: SAFRICA MANUFACTURING/