MIL OSI – Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English –
Headline: Production in May 2017: +1.2% seasonally adjusted on the previous month
WIESBADEN – In May 2017, production in industry was up by 1.2% from the previous month on a price, seasonally and working day adjusted basis according to provisional data of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). In April 2017, the corrected figure shows an increase of 0.7% (primary +0.8%) from March 2017. In May 2017, production in industry excluding energy and construction was up by 1.3%. Within industry, the production of capital goods increased by 2.6% and the production of consumer goods by 1.4%. The production of intermediate goods showed a decrease by 0.2%. Energy production was up by 2.9% in May 2017 and the production in construction decreased by 1.0%.
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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