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Bulgaria posts biggest rise in industrial output among EU members in SEE in Aug - Eurostat

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SOFIA (Bulgaria), October 20 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria recorded the highest increase in industrial production among EU member states in Southeast Europe (SEE) in both annual and monthly terms in August, Eurostat data showed.

Industrial output in Bulgaria rose by 10.8% on an annual basis and by 1.8% in a monthly comparison in August, the bloc's statistical office said in a statement.

Elsewhere in SEE, Romania saw its industrial production expand by an annual 1.1%, the lowest rise among EU member states in the region.

Details on industrial production growth in EU countries in SEE in August follow (pct change):

August y/y August m/m
Bulgaria 10.8 1.8
Croatia 5.4 0.7
Greece 10.3 0.7
Romania 1.1 -0.1
Slovenia 8.3 1.0
EU average 5.3 -1.5

source: Eurostat

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