Serbia´ industrial output declined 10.0% y/y in August 2009, the statistics office reported yesterday. Manufacturing output fell 15% y/y, while within the segment, only printing, publishing and reproduction recorded growth (18.2% y/y). Production of rubber and plastic product plummeted 16.6% y/y, furniture -33.6% y/y, food and beverages -6.5%, while production of chemicals declined 29.6% y/y. Mining and quarrying recorded a recovery of 9.6%, leading by extraction of crude petroleum and gas, which advanced 27.5% y/y. Electricity, gas and water supply increased 4.7% y/y.