Malta’s industrial production drops 4.9% in May

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The working-day adjusted index of industrial production dropped by 4.9% in May 2019, compared to the same month of the previous year, according to a report published by the National Statistics Office (NSO). The index was up 1.3% as compared to the preceding month, though.

In fact, decreases were registered in the production of consumer goods (10.9%), intermediate goods (2.0%) and capital goods (1.4%).

In a month-on-month comparison, the index was up by 1.3% in over April 2019. Increases were registered in the production of energy (4.5%), consumer goods (2.3%) and intermediate goods (1.8%).

The full report including charts and visual representation of data is available for download at the website of NSO.