Industrial Production in Mauritius decreased 3.20 percent in the first quarter of 2020 over the same quarter in the previous year.

Industrial Production in Mauritius averaged 1.83 percent from 2009 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 6.77 percent in the fourth quarter of 2009 and a record low of -3.20 percent in the first quarter of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Mauritius Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Mauritius Industrial Production - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020.

Industrial Production in Mauritius is expected to be -1.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Mauritius to stand at 1.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mauritius Industrial Production is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2021 and 2.30 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Mauritius Industrial Production

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.20 0.20 6.77 -3.20 2009 - 2020 percent Quarterly

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-09-23 09:50 AM Q2 2.0% 2.8% 0.8%
2019-12-20 11:00 AM Q3 -0.2% 2.1% 1.3%
2020-03-26 12:30 PM Q4 0.4% 0.5% 2.4%
2020-06-26 10:00 AM Q1 -3.2% 0.2% -0.3%
2020-09-23 10:00 AM Q2 -3.2% -5%
2020-12-21 10:00 AM Q3 -1.7%

News Stream
Mauritius Industrial Output Growth at Over 1-Year Low of 0.4%
Industrial production in Mauritius went up 0.4 percent from a year earlier in the fourth quarter of 2019, following a revised 0.5 percent increase in the previous period. This was the weakest growth in industrial activity since the third quarter of 2018. Considering the full year of 2019, industrial activity grew 1.4 percent over a year ago.
Mauritius Industrial Output Shrinks 0.2% YoY in Q3
Industrial production in Mauritius decreased 0.2 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2019, following an upwardly revised 2.1 percent rise in the previous period. It was the first decline in industrial activity since Q3 2018, led by manufacturing (-0.4 percent vs 1.5 percent in Q2), as output fell sharply for export-oriented enterprises (-9.9 percent vs 3.1 percent). Meanwhile, activity rose solidly for sugar milling (10.5 percent, the same pace as in Q2). In addition, output growth slowed for electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (1.6 percent vs 4.5 percent) and water supply (1.2 percent vs 2.2 percent). In contrast, the mining sector gained steam (4.8 percent vs 3.8 percent). On a quarterly basis, industrial activity fell 3.3 percent, after climbing 8.1 percent in the second quarter of the year.
Mauritius Industrial Output Growth Slows to 2% in Q2
Industrial production in Mauritius rose 2.0 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2019, slowing from an upwardly revised 2.8 percent increase in the prior period, driven by electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (4.5 percent vs 4.7 percent in Q1) and water supply (2.2 percent vs 2.8 percent). Meanwhile, output rose faster for mining & quarrying (3.8 percent vs 3.3 percent) and manufacturing (1.3 percent vs 1.1 percent), supported by sugar milling (7.5 percent vs 7.6 percent). On a quarterly basis, industrial activity surged 8.1 percent, rebounding sharply from a downwardly revised 18 percent decline in the first quarter of 2019.

Mauritius Industrial Production
In Mauritius, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities.