Colombia: Industrial production expands at slower pace in September
November 18, 2016
In September, industrial production in Colombia rose 4.0% annually, down from August’s massive 9.4% increase, which had marked the strongest expansion since September 2011. According to DANE, September’s reading reflected increases in 18 out of the 39 components of the industrial production index. The coking and oil refining category largely drove September’s increase.
Despite September’s more modest expansion, the annual average growth in industrial production was stable at August’s 4.3%
Author: Luis Lopez Vivas, Economist