Industrial production in Germany jumped 1.6 percent month-over-month in September of 2020, following an upwardly revised 0.5 percent gain in August but below market forecasts of a 2.7 percent increase. Still, it marked the 5th straight month of rising production although it remained 8.4 percent below pre-pandemic levels. Increases were seen in production of intermediate goods (1.4 percent), consumer goods (3 percent) and capital goods (2.2 percent). The auto sector, which is the largest branch of manufacturing, rose by 10 percent. In contrast, energy production was down 2.5 percent. Year-on-year, industrial output fell 7.3 percent. source: Federal Statistical Office

Industrial Production Mom in Germany averaged 0.06 percent from 1991 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 9.40 percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -17.20 percent in April of 2020. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2020.

Industrial Production Mom in Germany is expected to be -0.60 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 -0.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2021 and 0.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Germany Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.60 0.50 9.40 -17.20 1991 - 2020 percent Monthly
2015=100, SWDA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-08-07 06:00 AM Jun 8.9% 7.4% 8.1% 7.5%
2020-09-07 06:00 AM Jul 1.2% 9.3% 4.7% 4.5%
2020-10-07 06:00 AM Aug -0.2% 1.4% 1.5% 1.8%
2020-11-06 07:00 AM Sep 1.6% 0.5% 2.7% 2.5%
2020-12-07 07:00 AM Oct 1.6% 1.5% 1.2%
2021-01-08 07:00 AM Nov
2021-02-08 07:00 AM Dec
2021-03-08 07:00 AM Jan


News Stream
Germany Industrial Output Rises for 5th Month
Industrial production in Germany jumped 1.6 percent month-over-month in September of 2020, following an upwardly revised 0.5 percent gain in August but below market forecasts of a 2.7 percent increase. Still, it marked the 5th straight month of rising production although it remained 8.4 percent below pre-pandemic levels. Increases were seen in production of intermediate goods (1.4 percent), consumer goods (3 percent) and capital goods (2.2 percent). The auto sector, which is the largest branch of manufacturing, rose by 10 percent. In contrast, energy production was down 2.5 percent. Year-on-year, industrial output fell 7.3 percent.
2020-11-06
German Industrial Output Unexpectedly Declines
Industrial production in Germany dropped by 0.2 percent month-over-month in August 2020, missing market expectations of a 1.5 percent rise and following an upwardly revised 1.4 percent gain a month earlier. This was the first fall in industrial output since April, as production declined for capital goods (-3.6 percent), consumer goods (-1.3 percent), and construction (-0.3 percent). Output in the automotive industry tumbled 12.5 percent, after an 8.9 percent increase in July, meaning that it was by just under 25 percent below the level of February 2020. In contrast, production grew for both intermediate goods (3.3 percent) and energy (6.7 percent). Year-on-year, industrial production tumbled 9.6 percent.
2020-10-07
German Industrial Output Rises Less than Estimated
Industrial production in Germany rose by 1.2 percent month-over-month in July 2020, compared to market expectations of a 4.7 percent gain and after an upwardly revised of 9.3 percent growth, which was the steepest increase on record. Production grew for intermediate goods (4 percent), capital goods (2.1 percent), and consumer goods (1.8 percent). Output in the automotive industry went up by 6.9 percent, but it was still by over 15 percent lower than in February 2020. In contrast, output declined for both construction (-4.3 percent) and energy (-0.6 percent). Year-on-year, industrial output tumbled 10 percent.
2020-09-07
German Industrial Output Rises More than Expected
Industrial production in Germany rose by a record 8.9 percent month-over-month in June 2020, following a downwardly revised 7.4 percent rise in May and beating market expectations of 8.1 percent, as the country started to ease lockdown restrictions. Production expanded for capital goods (18.3 percent), consumer goods (7.3 percent), and intermediate goods (5.0 percent). Production in the automotive industry continued to increase markedly by 54.7 percent. However, it was still by just under 20 percent lower than in February 2020. Also, energy output increased 5.5 percent and construction output rose 1.4 percent. Year-on-year, industrial output fell 11.7 percent.
2020-08-07

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.