Monday July 13, 2020

Euro zone industrial output slips back

Energy sector leads production lower in May

13th July, 2016
Euro zone industry weaker in May Pic: Pixabay

Official figures show that industrial production in the euro zone fell back in May after April's increase.

EU statistics agency Eurostat said production in May was down 1.2 per cent compared with April, when output had risen 1.4 per cent.

Eurostat said the biggest fall was in energy production, down 4.3 per cent in the month, while durable goods production was 1.4 per cent lower.

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

As the online debate on trans issues remains heated, those affected by them in the real world are calling for more support, space and understanding. But are their voices being heard?

Colin Murphy | 3 weeks ago

The former NTMA head says he is ‘quite alarmed’ at the potential for legal actions over the large number of deaths in nursing homes during the crisis

Michael Brennan | 2 months ago

Oil storage in the self-styled ‘Pipeline Crossroads of the World’ is full to the brim, but the black stuff keeps on coming. With much of the world’s economy in a Covid-19 slowdown, at one point last week, benchmark US crude oil was priced at minus $37.63 a barrel

Barry J Whyte | 2 months ago