German industrial production inches higher in October
FRANKFURT - Agence France-Presse
AFP photoGerman industrial production increased slightly in October, driven by rising activity in the manufacturing and construction sectors, the economy ministry said on Dec. 7.
The ministry calculated that factory output increased by 0.2 percent in October compared with a month earlier, corrected for seasonal factors.
In September output had contracted by 1.1 percent.
Manufacturing output was up by 0.7 percent month-on-month and construction output also increased by 0.7 percent, while energy output declined by 5.9 percent, the ministry said.