Polish industrial production grows at third-fastest rate in EU in November: Eurostat

Poland’s industrial production rose by 2.9 percent in November compared with the same month a year earlier, the third-fastest rate in the 27-nation European Union, the bloc’s statistics agency has reported.

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Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Ireland boasted the fastest year-on-year growth in industrial production in the EU in November, at 40.8 percent, while Greece was runner-up, with 8.8 percent, according to the Eurostat agency.

Among member states for which data were available, Bulgaria reported the steepest year-on-year decline in industrial production in November, at 5 percent, while French industrial production decreased by 4.9 percent, marking the second-biggest drop in the bloc, the agency’s data showed.

Eurostat reported that industrial production in the EU as a whole fell by 0.4 percent in November in year-on-year terms, while the euro area recorded a 0.6 percent drop.

Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS), which uses a different methodology, reported last month that Polish industrial production rose by 5.4 percent in November compared with the same month a year earlier.

(gs/pk)

Source: IAR, gov.pl, europa.eu/eurostat

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