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Slovenia’s industrial production grew in November, led by gains in manufacturing and mining and quarrying, figures from the Statistics Bureau of Slovenia (SUSR) show.
The industrial production index rose 1.2% year-on-year with manufacturing output growing 1.9%. Production in the mining and quarrying sector increased 8.3%.
Utility sector output decreased 7.2%. Capital goods production rose 6.3% and consumer goods output grew 2.3%. Intermediate goods production decreased 2.2%.
On a monthly comparison basis, industrial production decreased by 1.1% in November, after increasing by 2.1% in October, the Ljubljana-based SURS said on January 10.
Industrial output in Hungary rose by an annual 3.6% in November, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Tuesday, confirming the preliminary estimate.
In a month-on-month comparison, industrial output fell by 1%, according to seasonally and working day-adjusted figures. Output of the automotive sector grew by an annual 4% in November, down from 9.6% in October, according to the second reading of the data.
Computer, electronics and optical equipment saw a gain on 8.8% in November, while food, drink and tobacco products grew by 4.5%.
CPI up 3.4 pc in 2019
Hungary’s consumer price index increased by 3.4% in 2019, while in the month of December it rose by 4%, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said Tuesday.
Month on month, CPI rose by 0.3% in December last year.
KSH statistician Péter Quittner said in a statement that the price of spirits, tobacco, fuel and food increased significantly over the past 12 months.
Seasonally adjusted core inflation was 3.8% last year. In December, core inflation was 3.9 percent.