Euro Area Industrial Production  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Industrial output in the Euro Area increased by 1.9 percent year-on-year in March 2017, following an upwardly revised 1.4 percent rise in February but below market expectations of 2.3 percent gain. it was the sharpest increase in industrial output in three months boosted by higher production of consumer, intermediate and capital goods. Industrial Production in the Euro Area averaged 0.84 percent from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 9.20 percent in December of 2010 and a record low of -21.50 percent in April of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-14 10:00 AM Jan 0.6% 2.5% 0.9% 1.1%
2017-04-11 09:00 AM Feb 1.2% 0.2% 2% 1.8%
2017-05-12 09:00 AM Mar 1.9% 1.4% 2.3% 2%
2017-06-14 09:00 AM Apr 1.9% 1.17%
2017-07-12 09:00 AM May 1.60%
2017-08-14 09:00 AM Jun 1.60%




Eurozone Industrial Output Rises 1.9% YoY In March


Industrial output in the Euro Area increased by 1.9 percent year-on-year in March 2017, following an upwardly revised 1.4 percent rise in February but below market expectations of 2.3 percent gain. it was the sharpest increase in industrial output in three months boosted by higher production of consumer, intermediate and capital goods.

Year-on-year, the increase of 1.9 percent in industrial production was due to higher production of durable consumer goods (4.1 percent from 1.7 percent in February), intermediate goods (3.2 percent from 2 percent), capital goods (2.7 percent from 1.5 percent) and non-durable consumer goods (1.7 percent from -2.3 percent), while production of energy fell sharply (-4.8 percent from 2.5 percent).

Among EA Member States for which data are available, the highest increases in industrial production were registered in Estonia (14.8 percent) and Latvia (10 percent). A decrease was observed in the Netherlands (-2.2 percent).

In the EU28, production rose 2.4 percent, following a 2.1 percent gain in the previous month and boosted by strong production of intermediate, consumer and capital goods, while production of energy contracted.

On a monthly basis, industrial output in the Euro Area edged down 0.1 percent in March 2017, the same pace as a downwardly revised 0.1 percent fall in February and below market expectations of 0.3 percent gain. The decline was led by a 3.2 percent drop in energy production, following a contraction of 4.9 percent in the previous month. Meanwhile, output rose for non-durable consumer goods (2.1 percent from -1.3 percent in February), durable consumer goods (0.9 percent from 0.5 percent), intermediate goods (0.3 percent from 1.2 percent) and capital goods (0.2 percent from 1 percent). In the first quarter of the year, industrial production showed no growth after expanding by 1.1 percent in the previous period.

Among EA Member States for which data are available, the largest decreases in industrial production were registered in Lithuania (-3.1 percent), Greece (-2 percent) and the Netherlands (-1.7 percent), and the highest increases in Estonia (2.4 percent) and France (2 percent).

In the EU28, indsutrial production showed no growth for the second consecutive period.

Eurostat | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
5/12/2017 9:27:24 AM



Euro Area Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Services PMI 56.20 56.40 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Business Confidence 1.09 0.83 1.53 -3.90 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 57.00 56.70 59.00 33.50 [+]
Composite Pmi 56.80 56.80 56.80 45.70 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.90 1.40 9.20 -21.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.10 -0.10 2.40 -4.10 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.60 1.00 9.90 -22.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.60 82.50 85.30 69.60 percent [+]
Changes In Inventories 4.26 0.55 25.97 -26.91 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 35.10 26.30 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Car Registrations 809.13 903.32 1130.00 669.00 Thousand [+]
Mining Production -8.80 1.70 42.30 -26.60 percent [+]


Euro Area Industrial Production Notes

In Euro Area, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.90 1.40 9.20 -21.50 1991 - 2017 percent Monthly



industrial production by Country

Last
Australia 1.10 Dec/16
Brazil 1.10 Mar/17
Canada 3.23 Feb/17
China 6.50 Apr/17
Euro Area 1.90 Mar/17
France 2.00 Mar/17
Germany 1.90 Mar/17
India 2.70 Mar/17
Indonesia 5.50 Mar/17
Italy 2.80 Mar/17
Japan 3.50 Mar/17
Mexico 3.35 Mar/17
Netherlands -2.20 Mar/17
Russia 2.30 Apr/17
South Korea 3.00 Mar/17
Spain 0.40 Mar/17
Switzerland -1.30 Mar/17
Turkey 2.80 Mar/17
United Kingdom 1.40 Mar/17
United States 2.20 Apr/17