Year-on-year, production of capital goods went up 1.6 percent, both intermediate goods and durable consumer goods grew 1.1 percent while production of energy fell by 0.7 percent and non-durable consumer goods declined 3.0 percent.
In the EU28, the increase of 0.3 percent is due to production of capital goods rising by 1.8 percent, durable consumer goods by 1.4 percent and intermediate goods by 0.7 percent while production of energy fell by 0.4 percent and non-durable consumer goods dropped 2.5 percent. Among Member States for which data are available, the highest increases in industrial production were registered in Croatia (+6.9 percent), Sweden (+4.9 percent) and Slovenia (+4.4 percent) and the largest decreases in Ireland (-10.6 percent), Malta (-5.4 percent), Estonia (-4.8 percent) and Greece (-4.1 percent).
On a monthly basis, production of non-durable consumer goods fell 1.9 percent, capital goods declined 1.1 percent, intermediate goods decreased 0.8 percent and durable consumer goods dropped 0.4 percent while production of energy rose by 2.0 percent.
In the EU28, the decrease of 0.5 percent is due to production of non-durable consumer goods falling by 1.4 percent, both intermediate and capital goods declining 0.7 percent and durable consumer goods dropping 0.5 percent, while production of energy rose by 1.7 percent. Among Member States for which data are available, the largest decreases in industrial production were registered in Ireland (-11.2 percent), Lithuania (-3.5 percent) and Estonia (-3.3 percent), and the highest increases in Croatia (+5.0 percent), Latvia (+4.3 percent), the Czech Republic (+1.4 percent) and Spain (+1.3 percent).