Slovenia: Industrial production growth weakens slightly in June
August 16, 2018
Industrial production lost some pace in June, with annual growth in industrial output slowing to 5.8% from a revised 6.2% year-on-year expansion in May (previously reported: +5.9% year-on-year). Looking at a breakdown of the sub-sectors, the manufacturing sector lost some pace, while the mining and quarrying, and electricity, gas and water supply sectors accelerated.
On a month-on-month basis, industrial output contracted 0.5% in June, contrasting a 0.8% rise in May. Meanwhile, annual average growth in industrial production remained at 8.5% in June.
Author: Nihad Ahmed, Economist