Eurozone industrial production rises
In November 2014 compared with October 2014, seasonally adjusted industrial production1 rose by 0.2% in both the eurozone and the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat.
In October 20143 industrial production grew by 0.3% in the both zones.
In November 2014 compared with November 20134, industrial production decreased by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.1% in the EU28.
The increase of 0.2% in industrial production in the euro area in November 2014, compared with October 2014, is due to production of durable consumer goods rising by 1.9%, non-durable consumer goods by 0.5% and intermediate goods by 0.3%, while capital goods fell by 0.2% and energy by 0.9%.
In the EU28, the increase of 0.2% is due to production of durable consumer goods rising by 1.7%, non-durable consumer goods by 0.5% and intermediate goods by 0.4%, while capital goods fell by 0.1% and energy by 1.0%.
The highest increases in industrial production were registered in Ireland (+4.6%), Hungary (+3.3%) and Croatia (+2.7%), and the largest decreases in Lithuania (-2.0%), Latvia (-1.7%) and Malta (-1.4%).