Eurozone industrial output down 0.4% in May
The data also revealed that energy production slipped 3.2% and production for non-durable consumer goods decreased by 1.4%. However, production of durable consumer goods rose by 0.4% while capital goods output increased 0.1% from a month earlier in May. Output for intermediate goods, meanwhile, edged up 0.1% month over month.
Across the region, the largest decreases in industrial production on a monthly basis were reported in Ireland (-6.9%), the Netherlands (-5.7%) and Greece (-5.1%) while the largest increases were seen in Croatia (+2.6%), Lithuania (+1.7%) and Portugal (+1.0%).
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