Industrial production up by 0.6% in Euro Area and 0.5 % in EU 28

Industrial production up by 0.6% in Euro Area and 0.5 % in EU 28

In June 2016 compared with May 2016, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 0.6 % in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.5 % in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In May 2016 industrial production fell by 1.2 % and 1.1 % respectively.

Monthly comparison by main industrial grouping and by Member State

The increase of 0.6% in industrial production in the euro area in June 2016, compared with May 2016, is due to production of capital goods rising by 1.3%, durable consumer goods by 1.0% and non-durable consumer goods by 0.7%, while production of intermediate goods fell by 0.2% and energy by 0.6%.

In the EU28, the increase of 0.5% is due to production of capital goods rising by 1.3%, durable consumer goods by 0.9% and non-durable consumer goods by 0.1%, while production of intermediate goods fell by 0.1% and energy by 0.5%.

Among Member States for which data are available, the highest increases in industrial production were registered in Ireland (+7.1%), Bulgaria (+3.9%) and Greece (+3.8%), and the largest decreases in Estonia  (-3.1%), Hungary (-2.3%) and Malta (-1.6%).

EU Industrial Production

Annual comparison by main industrial grouping and by Member State

The increase of 0.4 % in industrial production in the euro area in June 2016, compared with June 2015, is due to production of capital goods rising by 1.1 %, both durable consumer goods and non-durable consumer goods by 0.9% and intermediate goods by 0.4 %, while production of energy fell by 3.5 %.

In the EU28, the increase of 0.5 % is due to production of capital goods rising by 1.4 %, durable consumer goods by 1.3 %, non-durable consumer goods by 0.8% and intermediate goods by 0.3 %, while production of energy fell by 3.1 %.

Among Member States for which data are available, the highest increases in industrial production were registered in Latvia (+7.9 %), Greece (+7.6 %) and Slovenia (+6.1 %), and the largest decreases in Malta (-8.5%), Estonia (-4.6 %) and Sweden (-3.1 %).

In June 2016 compared with June 2015, industrial production increased by 0.4 % in the Euro Area and by 0.5 % in the EU28.

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