EU industrial production in September down by 0.8% in Euro Area down by 0.7% in EU28

EU industrial production in September down by 0.8% in Euro Area down by 0.7% in EU28

In September 2016 compared with August 2016, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.8 % in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.7 % in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In August 2016 industrial production rose by 1.8 % in the euro area and by 1.6 % in the EU28

In September 2016 compared with September 2015, industrial production increased by 1.2% in both zones

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Monthly comparison by main industrial grouping and by Member State

The decrease of 0.8 % in industrial production in the euro area in September 2016, compared with August 2016, is due to production of durable consumer goods falling by 5.6 %, capital goods by 2.2 %, intermediate goods by 0.7 % and energy by 0.2 %, while production of non-durable consumer goods rose by 0.3 %.

In the EU28, the decrease of 0.7 % is due to production of durable consumer goods falling by 3.7 %, capital goods by 1.6 %, energy by 0.6 %, non-durable consumer goods by 0.4 % and intermediate goods by 0.1 %.

Among Member States for which data are available, the largest decreases in industrial production were registered in Denmark (-8.1 %), Germany (-1.9 %) and Greece (-1.8 %), and the highest increases in Sweden (+7.6 %), Ireland (+6.4 %) and Estonia (+5.2 %).

Annual comparison by main industrial grouping and by Member State

The increase of 1.2 % in industrial production in the euro area in September 2016, compared with September 2015, is due to production of non-durable consumer goods rising by 1.9 %, intermediate goods by 1.3 %, capital goods by 1.2 % and energy by 0.7 %, while production of durable consumer goods fell by 0.2 %.

In the EU28, the increase of 1.2 % is due to production of intermediate goods rising by 1.6 %, capital goods by 1.5 %, durable consumer goods by 0.9 % and non-durable consumer goods by 0.8 %, while production of energy fell by 0.1 %.

Among Member States for which data are available, the highest increases in industrial production were registered in Lithuania (+7.9 %), Slovenia (+7.4 %) and Estonia (+6.5 %). Decreases were registered in Denmark (-3.2 %), France (-1.0 %) and Ireland (-0.9 %).

Compared with data issued on October12,  2016, the monthly percentage changes for August 2016 have been revised from +1.6 % to +1.8 % in the Euro Area and from +1.4 % to +1.6 % in the EU28. The annual percentage changes have been revised from +1.8 % to +2.2 % in the Euro Area and from +1.8 % to +2.1 % in the EU28.

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