Monday 14 February 2022, 12:00
Slovakia’s industrial production rose more than expected in December, data from the Bratislava-based Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR) showed on Thursday.
Industrial production rose 8.9% year-on-year in December. Economists had expected an increase of 1.6%.
On a seasonally adjusted basis, industrial production rose 0.8% month over month in December.
Among the main industrial groups, the production of non-durable goods increased by 20.7% and that of durable consumer goods by 18.0%.
Production of capital goods rose 8.3%.
The production of intermediate goods increased by 5.6% and that of energy by 9.5%. Over the whole of 2021, industrial production increased by 10.4%.
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