08 March 2013 14:51 [Source: ICIS news]
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The country’s federal statistics agency said that slight declines in industrial and energy production in January were offset by increased output in building and construction.
In December, Germany's overall productive output was up by a revised 0.6% from November.
On a two-month sequential comparison – December-January versus October-November – productive output was up 0.3%. Compared with December-January in the year-ago period, output was down 0.8% year on year.
Germany’s industrial orders fell 1.9% in January from December, with orders in the country’s chemicals and pharmaceuticals industry also falling, according to data released earlier this week.
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