Industrial production up by 4% on the month in July

Output rose in the modern sector but fell in traditional industries

5th September, 2016

Irish

industrial production rose by four per cent on the month in July and was 7.4 per cent higher than in the same period last year, the Central Statistics Office said.

The "modern" sector – which includes the pharmaceutical and hi-tech industries – reported a monthly increase in production of 13.9 per cent in July and an annual rise of 14.1 per cent.

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