Destatis: industry production in August 2017 up 2.6% vs previous month

WIESBADEN, 09-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In August 2017, production in industry was up by 2.6% from the previous month on a price, seasonally and working day adjusted basis according to provisional data of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). In July 2017, the corrected figure shows a decrease of 0.1% (primary 0.0%) from June 2017.

In August 2017, production in industry excluding energy and construction was up by 3.2%. Within industry, the production of capital goods increased by 4.8% and the production of consumer goods by 2.1%. The production of intermediate goods showed an increase of 1.8%. Energy production was up by 1.7% in August 2017 and the production in construction decreased by 1.2%.

The rates of change refer to the production index for the industry (2010 = 100). Seasonal and working day adjustment is done using the Census X-12-ARIMA method.

Basic data and long time series on the production index in industry are also available through the table “Index of production in manufacturing” (42153-0001) in the GENESIS-Online database.

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SOURCE:  Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis)

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