MIL OSI – Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English –
Headline: Production in March 2017: –0.4% seasonally adjusted on the previous month
WIESBADEN – In March 2017, production in industry was down by 0.4% from the previous month on a price, seasonally and working day adjusted basis according to provisional data of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). In February 2017, the corrected figure shows an increase of 1.8% (primary +2.2%) from January 2017.
In March 2017, production in industry excluding energy and construction was down by 0.5%. Within industry, the production of capital goods decreased by 1.2%. The production of consumer goods remained at the same level of the previous month. An increase ofproduction was recorded for intermediate goods (0.1%). Energy production was down by 2.5% in March 2017 and the production in construction increased by 1.5%.
Due to one-time adjustments of survey methods for the index of production in main construction, there are revisions, which also affect the results for the industrial sector as a whole. You can find information on the adjustments on our topic page (only in German).
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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