Industrial production in Malta fell 1.5 percent year-on-year in February 2019, following a downwardly revised 0.9 percent gain in the previous month. It was the biggest decline in industrial output in five months, as production dropped for energy (-6.6 percent compared to 39.1 percent in January) and decreased further for intermediate goods (-3.4 percent compared to -2.6 percent). On the other hand, production of consumer goods declined less (-0.8 percent compared to -9.5 percent), driven by both durable (-0.9 percent compared to -6.9 percent) and non-durable goods (-0.8 percent compared to -9.7 percent). Also, production of capital goods rebounded (3.0 percent compared to -0.1 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, industrial output went down 1.7 percent, after a downwardly revised 0.6 percent rise in the prior month. Industrial Production in Malta averaged 0.56 percent from 2006 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 16.50 percent in June of 2007 and a record low of -20.50 percent in September of 2009.

Industrial Production in Malta is expected to be 1.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Malta to stand at 1.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malta Industrial Production is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-10 10:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 1.9% 1.1%
2019-02-07 10:00 AM Industrial Production YoY -2.6% 2.6% 0.3%
2019-03-11 10:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.8% -0.9% -1.1%
2019-04-11 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY -1.5% 0.9% 2%
2019-05-08 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY -1.5% 0.9%
2019-06-05 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY
2019-07-05 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY


Malta Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 101.80 109.90 120.70 71.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.50 0.90 16.50 -20.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -3.30 -2.30 22.90 -23.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.10 79.10 94.90 17.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -39350.00 -74577.00 114834.00 -83003.00 EUR THO [+]
Car Registrations 1974.00 1814.00 2206.00 1066.00 [+]
Internet Speed 12829.03 12926.84 12926.84 1974.20 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 194646.00 178392.00 194646.00 75574.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 30.50 47.60 122.50 -50.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.70 0.60 17.90 -14.00 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 68.75 68.44 68.75 4.20 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 36.00 36.00 56.00 36.00 [+]
Corruption Index 54.00 56.00 68.00 52.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 51.00 46.00 51.00 25.00 [+]
Ease Of Doing Business 84.00 84.00 84.00 76.00 [+]
Electricity Production 132.00 173.00 245.00 38.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


Malta Industrial Production

In Malta, 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 - Malta Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Malta Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.50 0.90 16.50 -20.50 2006 - 2019 percent Monthly
WDA, 2015=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina -8.50 Feb/19
Australia 2.80 Sep/18
Brazil 2.00 Feb/19
Canada 1.19 Jan/19
China 8.50 Mar/19
Euro Area -0.30 Feb/19
France 0.60 Feb/19
Germany -0.40 Feb/19
India 0.10 Feb/19
Indonesia -4.00 Feb/19
Italy 0.90 Feb/19
Japan -4.60 Mar/19
Mexico -0.80 Feb/19
Netherlands -0.30 Feb/19
Russia 1.20 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 2.34 Sep/18
Singapore -4.80 Mar/19
South Africa 0.60 Feb/19
South Korea -2.70 Feb/19
Spain -0.30 Feb/19
Switzerland 5.10 Dec/18
Turkey -5.10 Feb/19
United Kingdom 0.10 Feb/19
United States 2.80 Mar/19


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