Industrial production in Malta decreased 2.6 percent year-on-year in July of 2020, following a 3.8 percent fall in the previous month.

Industrial Production in Malta averaged -0.04 percent from 2001 until 2020, 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 September of 2020.

Industrial Production in Malta is expected to be -11.00 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 6.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malta Industrial Production is projected to trend around 7.20 percent in 2021 and 2.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Malta Industrial Production

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.60 -3.80 22.20 -23.20 2001 - 2020 percent Monthly
WDA, 2015=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-06-05 09:00 AM Apr -3.0% 6.6% -17%
2020-07-06 09:00 AM May -4.5% -7.4% -2.5%
2020-08-05 09:00 AM Jun -3.3% -7.7% -15.8%
2020-09-07 09:00 AM Jul -2.6% -3.8% -1%
2020-10-09 09:00 AM Aug -2.6%
2020-11-06 10:00 AM Sep -11%
2020-12-11 10:00 AM Oct


News Stream
Malta Industrial Output Shrinks Less in June
Malta's industrial production fell 3.3 percent from a year earlier in June of 2020, following an upwardly revised 7.7 percent decline in May, as lockdown restrictions continued to be lifted. It was the softest downturn in industrial activity in the current three-month sequence of declines, as output rebounded for consumer goods (4.3 percent vs -1.4 percent in May), led by non-durables (4.9 percent vs -0.9 percent). However, production decreased for capital goods (-19.4 percent vs -22.3 percent); energy (-3.8 percent vs -0.5 percent) and intermediate goods (-0.2 percent vs -11 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial production grew 3.1 percent, the most since August of 2019, after a revised 0.6 percent drop in the preceding month.
2020-08-05
Malta Industrial Activity Falls Softer in May
Malta's industrial production declined 4.5 percent from a year earlier in May of 2020, following an upwardly revised 7.4 percent slump in April, amid the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions. Output fell for capital goods (-15 percent vs -17.5 percent in April); intermediate goods (-8.7 percent vs -4.3 percent) and energy (-0.5 percent vs 3.4 percent). Meanwhile, production rebounded for consumer goods (1.6 percent vs -8 percent), driven by non-durable ones (2.1 percent vs -8.1 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output rose 2.9 percent, the most in nine months, after shrinking 6.9 percent in the prior month.
2020-07-06
Malta Industrial Output Falls in April
Malta's industrial production fell 3.0 percent from a year earlier in April 2020, following an upwardly revised 6.6 percent growth in the previous month, as output fell for capital goods (-18.7 percent vs -8.0 percent) and intermediate goods (-1.5 percent vs 6.9 percent). At the same time, production growth slowed for consumer goods (2.4 percent vs 11.4 percent) and energy (3.4 percent vs 16.8 percent).
2020-06-05
Malta March Industrial Output Growth at 4-Month Low
Industrial production in Malta advanced 5.5 percent year-on-year in March of 2020, following an upwardly revised 13.7 percent increase in the previous month. This was the smallest rise in industrial activity since last November when it shrank 2.2 percent, hampered by a slump in the production of capital goods (-7.7 percent vs 4.2 percent in February). In addition, output growth slowed for energy (16.8 percent vs 30.3 percent) and consumer goods (9.1 percent vs 18.2 percent). Conversely, production rose faster for intermediate goods (5.6 percent vs 3.4 percent).
2020-05-08

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.