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Romania posts EU's second sharpest annual fall in industrial production in Dec - Eurostat

Romania posts EU's second sharpest annual fall in industrial production in Dec - Eurostat License: CC0 Creative Commons

SOFIA (Bulgaria), February 13 (SeeNews) - Romania posted the second sharpest annual decrease in industrial production in December among EU member states for which data is available, after Estonia, the bloc's statistical office said.

In December, Romania's industrial output fell by 8.9% year-on-year, more than it fell in November (by 7.5%), when Romania was on the same spot in the statistics, Eurostat said on Wednesday.

On a monthly comparison basis, Romania's industrial production edged down 0.2%.

Elsewhere in Southeast Europe, Greece recorded EU's third-highest monthly increase in industrial output - by 2.5%.

Details on industrial output growth of EU member states in Southeast Europe follow (percentage change):

  December y/y December m/m
Bulgaria -1.5 -1.8
Croatia -2.2 -1.6
Greece -4.7 2.5
Romania -8.9 -0.2
Slovenia 1.0 -1.8
EU average -3.6 -1.7

source: Eurostat

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