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Eurozone industrial production flat

Christian Fernsby |
According to Eurostat, the European Union’s statistics office, industrial production rose by just 0.1% in the Eurozone in March month-on-month, and by 10.9% year-on-year.

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Across the wider EU, industrial production rose 0.6%, or by 11.0% year-on-year.

Eurostat said that production of non-durable consumer goods had improved by 1.9% in March in the Eurozone, while energy was ahead 1.2% and intermediate goods rose 0.6%. But production of capital goods eased 1.0% and consumer goods fell 1.2%.

Germany, the Eurozone’s largest economy, reported a 0.8% rise, while France improved 0.7%. But both Spain and Italy recorded a 0.1% dip.

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