German industrial production inches higher in October

7th December 2015, Comments 0 comments

German industrial production increased slightly in October, driven by rising activity in the manufacturing and construction sectors, the economy ministry said on Monday.

The ministry calculated that factory output increased by 0.2 percent in October compared with a month earlier, corrected for seasonal factors.

In September output had contracted by 1.1 percent.

Manufacturing output was up by 0.7 percent month-on-month and construction output also increased by 0.7 percent, while energy output declined by 5.9 percent, the ministry said.

© 2015 AFP

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