Industrial production in Germany stalled in December of 2020, following an upwardly revised 1.5 percent rise in November and compared to market forecasts of a 0.3 percent increase, amid new coronavirus lockdowns in Germany and other European countries. Energy production dropped 2.9 percent and capital goods edged down 0.5 percent, offsetting increases in intermediate goods (2 percent), consumer goods (2.6 percent) and construction (3.2 percent). Compared with February of 2020, the month before restrictions were imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic, production was 3.6 percent lower. Considering full 2020, industrial output contracted 8.5 percent. source: Federal Statistical Office

Industrial Production Mom in Germany averaged 0.07 percent from 1991 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 9.40 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -17.20 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Industrial Production MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Industrial Production MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2021.

Industrial Production Mom in Germany is expected to be 0.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production Mom in Germany to stand at 0.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2022 and 0.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Germany Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.00 1.50 9.40 -17.20 1991 - 2020 percent Monthly
2015=100, SWDA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-06 07:00 AM Sep 1.6% 0.5% 2.7% 2.5%
2020-12-07 07:00 AM Oct 3.2% 2.3% 1.6% 1.2%
2021-01-08 07:00 AM Nov 0.9% 3.4% 0.7% 1.1%
2021-02-08 07:00 AM Dec 0% 1.5% 0.3% 0.2%
2021-03-08 07:00 AM Jan 0%
2021-04-09 06:00 AM Feb
2021-05-07 06:00 AM Mar
2021-06-08 06:00 AM Apr


News Stream
Germany Industrial Output Stalls in December
Industrial production in Germany stalled in December of 2020, following an upwardly revised 1.5 percent rise in November and compared to market forecasts of a 0.3 percent increase, amid new coronavirus lockdowns in Germany and other European countries. Energy production dropped 2.9 percent and capital goods edged down 0.5 percent, offsetting increases in intermediate goods (2 percent), consumer goods (2.6 percent) and construction (3.2 percent). Compared with February of 2020, the month before restrictions were imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic, production was 3.6 percent lower. Considering full 2020, industrial output contracted 8.5 percent.
2021-02-08
Germany Industrial Output Grows More than Expected
Industrial production in Germany rose 0.9 percent month-over-month in November of 2020, following an upwardly revised 3.4 percent increase in October and above market forecasts of 0.7 percent. Output increased for intermediate (2.4 percent) and capital goods (1.3 percent) while production of consumer goods decreased 1.7 percent. It is the 7th consecutive month of rising industrial production although it still was 3.8 percent lower than in February, the month before the pandemic.
2021-01-08
German Industrial Output Growth Beats Forecasts
German industrial production grew by 3.2 percent from a month earlier in October 2020, the biggest increase for four months and easily beating market expectations of 1.6 percent. Still, output remained 4.9 percent below February's level, the month before restrictions were imposed to curb the spread of the pandemic. Within industry, production was up for both intermediate (4.0 percent) and capital goods (5.2 percent), but declined for consumer goods (-2.4 percent). In addition, energy output rose by 4.0 percent and construction activity advanced by 1.6 percent.
2020-12-07
Germany Industrial Output Rises for 5th Month
Industrial production in Germany jumped 1.6 percent month-over-month in September of 2020, following an upwardly revised 0.5 percent gain in August but below market forecasts of a 2.7 percent increase. Still, it marked the 5th straight month of rising production although it remained 8.4 percent below pre-pandemic levels. Increases were seen in production of intermediate goods (1.4 percent), consumer goods (3 percent) and capital goods (2.2 percent). The auto sector, which is the largest branch of manufacturing, rose by 10 percent. In contrast, energy production was down 2.5 percent. Year-on-year, industrial output fell 7.3 percent.
2020-11-06

Germany Industrial Production MoM
In Germany, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 79 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: machinery and equipment (12 percent of total production); motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (12 percent); basic metals and fabricated metal products (10 percent); and computers, electronic and optical products and electrical equipment (10 percent). Construction accounts for 11 percent of total output; and energy production accounts for 10 percent.