Euro Area Industrial Production Up 0.7%


Eurozone industrial output rose 0.7 percent year-on-year in October, following a revised 0.2 percent increase in the previous month boosted by production of consumer goods. On a monthly basis, production expanded 0.1 percent.

Year-on-year, production of non-durable consumer goods rose 3.7 percent, capital goods went up 1.4 percent and durable consumer goods increased 0.2 percent, while intermediate goods fell by 0.4 percent and energy by 2.5 percent. 

In the EU 28, industrial production rose 0.8 percent. The highest increases were registered in Ireland (+38.8 percent), Romania and Slovenia (both +3.9 percent), and the largest decreases in Denmark and Italy (both -3.0 percent) and the Netherlands (-1.4 percent).  

On a monthly basis, industrial production grew 0.1 percent driven by production of non-durable consumer goods (+1.8 percent), durable consumer goods (+0.9 percent) and intermediate goods (+0.3 percent), while capital goods fell by 0.2 percent and energy by 1.9 percent.

In the EU 28, production increased 0.1 percent. The highest increases were registered in Ireland (+9.0 percent), Lithuania (+5.0 percent), Greece (+2.5 percent) and Slovenia (+2.4 percent), and the largest decreases in Hungary (-2.7 percent), France and the Netherlands (both -0.9 percent).  

Euro Area Industrial Production Up 0.7%


Eurostat | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
12/12/2014 12:39:20 PM