Industrial production in Angola fell 6.8 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2018, following a 2.6 percent decline in the previous period. It was the biggest decrease in industrial output since the first quarter of 2017, as the mining sector dropped 9.8 percent, mainly due to extraction of oil (-10 percent) and diamonds (-0.3 percent). Meanwhile, output rose for manufacturing (15.1 percent); electricity, gas & water (1 percent) and water collection, treatment, distribution & sanitation (21.5 percent). By goods, energy output went down 8 percent and consumption goods declined 3 percent while intermediate surged 17.4 percent. On a quarterly basis, industrial production in Angola decreased 4.3 percent. Industrial Production in Angola averaged 1.80 percent from 2011 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 19.40 percent in the first quarter of 2015 and a record low of -9.90 percent in the first quarter of 2017.