Eurozone factory output falls for second straight month in Sept
The data revealed that production of durable consumer goods slipped 3.9% month over month in September while production of non-durable goods and capital goods fell 1% and 0.3%, respectively. However, production of intermediate goods remained steady while energy production climbed 1.2% in September from a month earlier.
Across the region, the largest decreases in industrial production on a monthly basis were reported in Ireland (-2.4%), Lithuania (-2.3%) and Greece (-1.9%) while the largest increases were seen in Croatia (+5.9%), Hungary (+2.9%), the Czech Republic (+2.6%) and Slovakia (+2.2%).
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