09 April 2009 15:19 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS news)--Germany's overall production continued to drop in February, falling 2.9% month on month after a 6.1% decline in January from December 2008, the country’s economics ministry said on Thursday.
Output in the industrial sector in February dropped 3.3%, while building and construction production was up 1.9% from January.
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On a two-month sequential comparison – January-February 2009 compared with November-December 2008 – production dropped 9.2%, mainly due to a 10.7% decline in industrial output. Building and construction fell 3.9%, while production of consumer goods fell 1.7%.
Compared with January-February 2008, production was down 19.3%, with industrial production down 20.8% and building and construction down 23.0%.
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