Large-Scale Manufacturing (LSM) grew by 3.56 per cent in the first four months (July-Oct) of the current fiscal year on a year-on-year basis, the data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) showed on Friday.

LSM shrank by 1.19pc in October when compared to the same month a year ago. However, the big industry production grew by 1.86pc in Oct on a month-on-month basis.