17 October 2001, 14:05  Euro zone Aug industrial output up 1.1 pct vs July, up 0.4 pct yr-on-yr

BRUSSELS (AFX) - Euro zone industrial production rose 1.1 pct seasonally adjusted in August from July and was higher by 0.4 pct year-on-year, the EU statistical office Eurostat said. Intermediate goods production rose 0.5 pct in August from July, energy production fell 0.3 pct and capital goods rose 2.2 pct. Durable consumer goods production rose 3.1 pct in the month and non-durable consumer goods rose 0.3 pct, it said. Year-on-year, euro zone intermediate goods production was down 2.0 pct in August, energy production was up 1.8 pct and capital goods output was up 2.4 pct. Durable consumer goods production was up 0.7 pct year-on-year and non-durable consumer goods rose 1.6 pct, it said. For the EU-15, industrial production rose 1.0 pct in August from July and was unchanged year-on-year, it said.

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