Year-on-year, production of both intermediate goods and non-durable consumer goods rose 0.8 percent and capital goods edged up 0.3 percent while production of energy fell 1.1 percent and durable goods went down 0.9 percent.
Considering the EU 28, production rose 1.1 percent. Among Member States for which data are available, the highest increases were registered in Slovakia (+6.0 percent), Ireland (+5.8 percent), Latvia (+5.1 percent) and Slovenia (+5.0 percent), and the largest decreases in Malta (-3.7 percent), Bulgaria (-3.3 percent) and Portugal (-2.4 percent).
On a monthly basis, energy output slumped 4.3 percent; production of capital goods went down 2.3 percent; durable goods fell 1.4 percent; intermediate goods declined 0.4 percent and non-durable consumer goods edged down 0.1 percent.
In the EU 28, industrial output shrank 1.1 percent. Among Member States for which data are available, the largest decreases in industrial production were registered in the Netherlands (-7.8 percent), Portugal (-4.4 percent), Greece (-4.3 percent) and Romania (-4.0 percent), while increases were recorded in Lithuania (+3.9 percent), Latvia (+2.4 percent), Slovenia (+0.6 percent) and Malta (+0.3 percent).