Malta’s industrial output drops 1.7% in February

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August, 2019 at 10:59 am by Christian Keszthelyi

Malta’s seasonally adjusted index of industrial production dropped by 1.7% in February, as compared to the preceding month, according to figures published by the National Statistics Office (NSO)

Despite recorded increases in the production of consumer goods and capital goods of 4% and 1.9%, respectively; significant drops have been registered in the production of energy (6.6%) and intermediate goods (1.7%).

The index of industrial production adjusted for working days decreased by 1.5%, as compared to the same month a year earlier. Drops were registered in the production of energy (6.6%), production of intermediate goods (3.4%) and the production of consumer goods (0.8%), while the production of capital goods was up by 3.0%, according to NSO figures.

The full report including charts and visual representation of data is available for download at the website of NSO.

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