Tuesday 10/19/21
INDUSTRY

Spain industrial production grows at a slower pace

Month-on-month, industrial production decreased 0.3%, following a 1.1% drop in July
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Spain's industrial production grew at a slower pace in August, data released by the statistical office INE showed on Wednesday.

Industrial output rose 1.8% year-on-year in August, slower than the 3.3% increase logged in July.

Economists had forecast an annual growth of 3.5%.

On an unadjusted basis, industrial production was up 3.6% versus a 0.4% rise in the prior month.

Among five sectors, production of intermediate goods expanded by an adjusted 5.1% and consumer goods by 3.8%.

Capital goods output was up 1.2%.

Industrial-output-August-INESource: INE.

Month-on-month decrease

Meanwhile, energy production was down 3.6%.

Month-on-month, industrial production decreased 0.3%, following a 1.1% drop in July.

This was the third consecutive decrease in output.

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