Colombia: Industrial production slows down in August
October 16, 2014
In August, industrial production (excluding coffee threshing) rose 0.3% over the same month last year, which came in below the 1.6% increase tallied in July. The reading reflects increases in 22 of the index’s 44 sub-categories. The automotive industry, the production of chemical substances and sugar milling made the greatest contributions to the expansion.
Annual average growth in industrial production picked up from 0.8% in July to 1.1% in August.