INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION: SEPTEMBER 2020

Statistiche-NSO-2-2Monthly comparison

In September 2020, the seasonally adjusted index of industrial production decreased by 1.7 per cent. The largest decrease was registered in the production of capital goods (5.0 per cent), followed by a decrease of 1.2 per cent in the production of consumer goods. Production of intermediate goods and energy increased by 1.6 per cent and 0.1 per cent respectively (Table 2).

Annual comparison

When compared to September 2019, the working-day adjusted index of industrial production went down by 3.2 per cent. Decreases in production were registered in all the main industrial groupings except for energy which registered an increase of 1.8 per cent. Production of capital goods, consumer goods and intermediate goods decreased by 8.3 per cent, 3.5 per cent and 1.3 per cent respectively (Table 4)

 

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