Industrial production in Malta contracted by 4.1 percent year-on-year in August of 2021, from the downwardly revised 7.5 gain in the previous month. It was the first month of contraction after 4 consecutive months of growth, due to lower production of consumer goods (-13.3 percent vs -1.7 percent in July) and capital goods (-2.4 percent vs 19.1 percent). At the same time, growth slowed for intermediate goods (4.5 percent vs 13.2 percent) and energy (6.6 percent vs 11.2 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, industrial production fell 6 percent, following an upwardly revised 0.6 contraction in July. source: National Statistics Office, Malta

Industrial Production in Malta averaged 0 percent from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 22.20 percent in September of 2017 and a record low of -23.20 percent in February of 2009. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.

Industrial Production in Malta is expected to be 2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Malta Industrial Production is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Malta Industrial Production


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-07-08 09:00 AM May 7.6% 16.5% 4.2%
2021-08-10 09:00 AM Jun 13.6% 7.2% 6.8%
2021-09-10 09:00 AM Jul 8.3% 13.6% 4.1%
2021-10-08 09:00 AM Aug -4.1% 7.5% 4%
2021-11-05 10:00 AM Sep -4.1%
2021-12-10 10:00 AM Oct


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Malta Industrial Output Plunges in August
Industrial production in Malta contracted by 4.1 percent year-on-year in August of 2021, from the downwardly revised 7.5 gain in the previous month. It was the first month of contraction after 4 consecutive months of growth, due to lower production of consumer goods (-13.3 percent vs -1.7 percent in July) and capital goods (-2.4 percent vs 19.1 percent). At the same time, growth slowed for intermediate goods (4.5 percent vs 13.2 percent) and energy (6.6 percent vs 11.2 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, industrial production fell 6 percent, following an upwardly revised 0.6 contraction in July.
2021-10-08
Malta Industrial Output Grows for 4th Consecutive Time in 2021
Industrial production in Malta rose 8.3 percent year-on-year in July of 2021, decelerating from a 13.6 percent increase in the previous month. It was the fourth consecutive month of rising industrial activity, although at a softer pace, mainly due to a slowdown in production of consumer goods (0.1 percent vs 17.2 percent in June) and capital goods (19 percent vs 22.8 percent). Meanwhile, output advanced faster for intermediate goods (13.2 percent vs 0.7 percent) and energy (11.2 percent vs 10.8). On a seasonally adjusted basis, industrial output decreased 0.1 percent in July, following a 4.5 percent jump in the prior month.
2021-09-10
Malta Industrial Output Growth Quickens in June
Industrial production in Malta increased 13.6 percent year-on-year in June of 2021, quickening from a downwardly revised 7.2 percent gain in the previous month. It was the third straight month of growth in industrial output, mainly driven by capital goods production (22.9 percent vs 25.4 percent in May), followed by consumer goods (19.0 percent vs 3.7 percent), and energy production (10.8 percent vs 7.1 percent). Meanwhile, production was lower for intermediate goods (-2.4 percent vs 0.6 percent). On a seasonally adjusted basis, industrial output advanced 5.0 percent in May, rebounding from a 3.3 percent fall in May.
2021-08-10
Malta Industrial Output Growth Slows in May
Industrial production in Malta rose 7.6 percent year-on-year in May of 2021, decelerating from an upwardly revised 16.5 percent jump in the previous month. It was the second consecutive month of rising industrial activity, although at a softer pace, as production moderated for energy (7.1 percent vs 14.8 percent in April); capital goods (23.3 percent vs 31.3 percent) and consumer goods (3.4 percent vs 17.5 percent). Meanwhile, output advanced faster for intermediate goods (5.2 percent vs 4 percent). On a seasonally adjusted basis, industrial output shrank 4 percent in May, following an upwardly revised 5.7 percent increase in the prior month.
2021-07-08

Malta Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Industrial Production -4.10 percent Aug/21 7.50 22.20 -23.20
Changes in Inventories 77055.00 EUR THO Jun/21 38060.00 77055.00 -27216.00
Car Registrations 1752.00 Sep/19 2513.00 2513.00 1066.00
Industrial Production Mom -6.00 percent Aug/21 -0.60 17.70 -14.20


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.