Euro Area Industrial Production Rebounds in September


Eurozone industrial production rose 0.6 percent year-on-year in September, following a revised 0.5 percent drop in August, due to higher production of capital goods and non-durable consumer goods. On a monthly basis, production rose 0.6 percent .

The annual increase is due to production of capital goods and non-durable consumer goods both rising by 2.0 percent. Intermediate goods remained stable, while energy fell by 2.5 percent and durable consumer goods by 3.3 percent. 

In the EU 28, the increase of 0.6 percent is due to production of capital goods rising by 2.1 percent, non-durable consumer goods by 1.2 percent and intermediate goods by 0.5 percent, while durable consumer goods fell by 0.7 percent and energy by 2.2 percent. 

The highest increases in industrial production were registered in Ireland (+22.1 percent), the Czech Republic (+5.6 percent) and Hungary (+5.1 percent), and the largest decreases in Malta (-7.4 percent), Sweden (-4.1 percent) and Greece (-3.5 percent).

On a monthly basis, the increase of 0.6 percent in industrial production in the euro area in September is due to production of capital goods rising by 2.9 percent and energy by 0.3 percent, while intermediate goods fell by 0.6 percent, non-durable consumer goods by 0.9 percent and durable consumer goods by 2.6 percent. 

In the EU28, the increase of 0.6 percent is due to production of capital goods rising by 2.4 percent and energy by 0.3 percent, while intermediate goods fell by 0.4 percent, non-durable consumer goods by 0.9 percent and durable consumer goods by 1.7 percent. 

The highest increases in industrial production were registered in Croatia (+4.6 percent), the Czech Republic (+4.5 percent) and Ireland (+4.1 percent), and the largest decreases in Denmark (-5.6 percent), Portugal (-4.1 percent) and the Netherlands (-2.0 percent). 

Euro Area Industrial Production Rebounds in September


Eurostat | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
11/12/2014 10:20:15 AM