German industrial output dropped unexpectedly by 0.4 percent month-over-month in December 2018, missing market expectations of a 0.7 percent rise and following a downwardly revised 1.3 percent fall in November. It marked the fourth straight month of decrease in industrial production amid a decline in both consumer goods output (-0.5 percent) and intermediate goods (-0.4 percent). In contrast, capital goods output rose 0.9 percent. Outside industry, construction activity contracted sharply (-4.1 percent) while energy production was unchanged. Year-on-year, industrial production declined 3.9 percent in December, after a downwardly revised 4 percent fall in November. Industrial Production Mom in Germany averaged 0.08 percent from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 4 percent in August of 1993 and a record low of -6.90 percent in January of 2009.

Industrial Production Mom in Germany is expected to be -0.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production Mom in Germany to stand at 0.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-07 07:00 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
2018-12-07 07:00 AM Industrial Production MoM -0.5% 0.1% 0.3% 0.4%
2019-01-08 07:00 AM Industrial Production MoM -1.9% -0.8% 0.3% 0.5%
2019-02-07 07:00 AM Industrial Production MoM -0.4% -1.3% 0.7% 0.9%
2019-03-11 07:00 AM Industrial Production MoM -0.4%
2019-04-05 06:00 AM Industrial Production MoM
2019-05-08 06:00 AM Industrial Production MoM -0.3%


Germany Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 98.50 99.30 109.80 80.30 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 55.10 53.00 60.30 41.30 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 47.60 49.70 63.30 32.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.70 52.10 59.00 50.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -3.90 -4.00 15.30 -21.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.40 -1.30 4.00 -6.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -4.00 -4.60 15.50 -24.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 86.30 87.10 88.70 70.20 percent [+]
New Orders 105.60 107.30 113.50 8.80 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders -1.60 -0.20 27.10 -15.70 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 2.94 11.05 11.05 -11.34 EUR Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 1694.00 1490.00 3755.00 416.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 193.03 192.30 201.89 91.05 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -13.40 -15.00 89.60 -63.90 [+]
Car Production 367300.00 296000.00 583399.00 265542.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 265702.00 237058.00 552865.00 43460.00 [+]
Internet Speed 15298.72 14588.37 15298.72 3207.62 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 38794861.00 38344874.00 38794861.00 18134106.00 IP [+]
Mining Production -8.70 -10.10 46.60 -30.40 percent [+]
Steel Production 3230.00 3450.00 4744.00 907.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.84 82.64 82.84 5.37 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 3.00 3.00 7.00 3.00 [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 81.00 82.70 73.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 12.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 24.00 20.00 27.00 14.00 [+]


Germany Industrial Production MoM

In Germany, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 79 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: machinery and equipment (12 percent of total production); motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (12 percent); basic metals and fabricated metal products (10 percent); and computers, electronic and optical products and electrical equipment (10 percent). Construction accounts for 11 percent of total output; and energy production accounts for 10 percent. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Industrial Production MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Industrial Production MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.40 -1.30 4.00 -6.90 1991 - 2018 percent Monthly
2015=100, SWDA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 0.60 Oct/15
Australia -0.80 Sep/18
Brazil 0.20 Dec/18
Canada 0.65 Oct/18
China 0.54 Dec/18
Euro Area -0.90 Dec/18
France 0.80 Dec/18
Germany -0.40 Dec/18
India 5.90 Dec/18
Indonesia 0.00 Oct/18
Italy -0.80 Dec/18
Japan -0.10 Dec/18
Mexico -0.40 Dec/18
Netherlands 0.00 Nov/18
Russia -21.50 Jan/19
Saudi Arabia 4.17 Jun/18
Singapore -5.60 Dec/18
South Africa 0.70 Dec/18
South Korea -1.40 Dec/18
Spain -1.40 Dec/18
Turkey -1.40 Dec/18
United Kingdom -0.50 Dec/18
United States -0.60 Jan/19


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