Euro Area Industrial Production

Industrial Production In the Euro Area increased 0.50 percent in May of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Industrial Production in the Euro Area averaged 0.86 Percent from 1991 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 9.80 Percent in May of 2010 and a record low of -21.40 Percent in April of 2009. Industrial Production in the Euro Area is reported by the Eurostat.

   
 
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Euro Area Industrial Production


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.50 1.40 9.80 -21.40 1991 - 2014 Percent Monthly
In Euro Area, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities. This page provides - Euro Area Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.


Euro Area Industrial Production Slows in May


Euro Area industrial output rose 0.5 percent year-on-year in May, slowing from a 1.4 percent increase in April, due to a fall in consumer goods and energy production. On a monthly basis, industrial output fell 1.1 percent.

Year-on-year, production of capital goods rose by 1.5 percent, non-durable consumer goods by 1.4 percent and intermediate goods by 0.4 percent, while durable consumer goods fell by 0.3 percent and energy by 3.1 percent. 

In the EU 28, the increase of 1.1 percent is due to production of capital goods rising by 2.2 percent, both intermediate goods and non-durable consumer goods by 1.4 percent, and durable consumer goods by 0.7 percent, while energy fell by 2.9 percent. 

The highest increases in industrial production were registered in Romania (+15.0 percent), Lithuania (+10.2 percent) and Hungary (+9.5 percent), and the largest decreases in Malta (-11.9 percent), France (-4.2 percent) and Finland (-2.9 percent).

The decrease of 1.1 percent in industrial production in the euro area in May 2014, compared with April 2014, is due to production of intermediate goods falling by 2.4 percent, non-durable consumer goods by 2.2 percent, durable consumer goods by 1.8 percent and capital goods by 0.5 percent, while energy increased by 3.0 percent. 

In the EU 28, the decrease of 1.1 percent is due to intermediate goods falling by 2.1 percent, non-durable consumer goods by 1.8 percent, durable consumer goods by 1.6 percent and capital goods by 1.0 percent, while energy increased by 2.2 percent. 

The largest decreases in industrial production were registered in Portugal (-3.6 percent), Sweden (-3.2 percent) and Denmark (-2.1 percent), and the highest increases in Romania (+2.6 percent), Lithuania (+1.6 percent) and the Netherlands (+1.1 percent).  

Eurostat | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
7/14/2014 10:12:58 AM


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Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-04-14 10:00 AM Euro Area
Industrial Production YoY
Feb 2014 1.7% 1.6% (R) 1.6% 1.8%
2014-05-14 10:00 AM Euro Area
Industrial Production YoY
Mar 2014 -0.1% 1.7% 1.0% 1.62%
2014-06-12 10:00 AM Euro Area
Industrial Production YoY
Apr 2014 1.4% 0.2% (R) 0.9% 1.19%
2014-07-14 10:00 AM Euro Area
Industrial Production YoY
May 2014 0.5% 1.4% 0.5% 2.5%
2014-08-13 10:00 AM Euro Area
Industrial Production YoY
Jun 2014 0.5% 2.49%


Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 0.22 0.36 1.50 -3.77 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.80 52.20 59.00 33.50 [+]
Services PMI 52.80 53.20 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 0.50 1.40 9.80 -21.40 Percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.10 0.70 2.30 -4.20 Percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.90 2.70 10.20 -22.40 Percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 79.50 80.10 85.30 69.60 Percent [+]
Changes In Inventories 6.49 -2.31 21.64 -20.94 EUR [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 48.10 58.40 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Sentix Investors Sentiment 10.10 8.46 42.02 -42.67 [+]
Car Registrations 738.00 731.00 1130.00 665.00 Thousand [+]





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