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January 2021: Industrial production up by 0.8% in euro area and by 0.7% in the EU

In January 2021, the seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 0.8% in the euro area and by 0.7% in the EU, compared with December 2020. In December 2020, industrial production fell by 0.1% in the euro area and remained stable in the EU.
In January 2021 compared with January 2020, industrial production increased by 0.1% in the euro area and by 0.3% in the EU.

 

 

Monthly comparison: January 2021, compared with December 2020

  • In the euro area, production of durable consumer goods rose by 0.8%, non-durable consumer goods by 0.6%, energy and capital goods by 0.4% and intermediate goods by 0.3%.
  • In the EU, production of non-durable consumer goods rose by 0.8%, energy and capital goods by 0.6% and intermediate and durable consumer goods by 0.4%.
  • Highest increases: Luxembourg (+3.8%), Greece and France (both +3.4%) and Belgium (+3.1%)
  • Largest decreases: Estonia and Latvia (both -1.5%), Portugal (-1.3%) and Spain (-0.7%).

 

 

Annual comparison: January 2021, compared with January 2020

  • In the euro area, production of intermediate goods rose by 1.8%, durable consumer goods by 1.6%, capital goods by 0.9% and energy by 0.4%, while production of non-durable consumer goods fell by 3.9%.
  • In the EU, production of durable consumer goods rose by 3.0%, intermediate goods by 2.2% and capital goods by 0.9%, while production of energy fell by 0.5% and non-durable consumer goods by 3.2%.
  • Highest increases: Ireland (+27.5%), Lithuania (+11.8%) and Poland (+5.6%).
  • Largest decreases: Portugal (-6.5%), Malta (-6.2%) and Slovakia (-4.0%).

 

Further information:

Industrial production January 2021

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