Industrial production in Malta contracted by 4.1 percent year-on-year in August of 2021, from the downwardly revised 7.5 gain in the previous month. It was the first month of contraction after 4 consecutive months of growth, due to lower production of consumer goods (-13.3 percent vs -1.7 percent in July) and capital goods (-2.4 percent vs 19.1 percent). At the same time, growth slowed for intermediate goods (4.5 percent vs 13.2 percent) and energy (6.6 percent vs 11.2 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, industrial production fell 6 percent, following an upwardly revised 0.6 contraction in July. source: National Statistics Office, Malta
Industrial Production in Malta averaged 0 percent from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 22.20 percent in September of 2017 and a record low of -23.20 percent in February of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - Malta Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Malta Industrial Production - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.
Industrial Production in Malta is expected to be 2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Malta Industrial Production is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.