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Survey Results: Environmental Protection Expenditures in Industrial Enterprises, 2008

On the basis of the results of a survey carried out by the Statistical Service, the total expenditure for environmental protection activities in industry in 2008 is estimated at €27,5 million, which corresponds to 0,16% of the Gross Domestic Product, compared to €41,5 million or 0,26% in 2007. This reduction is to a large extent attributed to increased capital expenditures recorded by the cement industry in 2007. The corresponding expenditures in the member-states of the European Union are estimated at 0,44% of the Gross Domestic Product.

By sector of economic activity, the manufacturing industries reported expenditures of €24,6 million, the mining and quarrying industries €2,5 million and the electricity and water enterprises €0,4 million. In the manufacturing sector, where the largest amount of expenditure is reported, manufacturing of food products accounted for €8,1 million, manufacturing of other non-metallic mineral products for €6,2 million, manufacturing of beverages for €2,5 million and manufacturing of basic metals for €2,4 million.

By environmental domain, expenditure related to: the monitoring, treatment and disposal of waste €9,9 million, the treatment of waste water €7,3 million, the reduction of air emissions €7,0 million, the protection of soil and ground water and the protection of natural resources and biodiversity €3,2 million and the abatement of noise and vibrations €0,1 million.

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