Czech industrial production down in December
The Czech Republic's industrial production dropped in December, after rising in the previous month, preliminary data from the Czech Statistical Office (CZSO) showed Monday.
Industrial production decreased 2.1% year-on-year following a 1.6% rise in the previous month.
Manufacturing decreased 2.2% annually after a 1.1% gain in November.
Output fell 0.9% in the mining and quarrying, while production grew 4.8% in the utilities sector.
Compared to the previous month, industrial production fell 2.9% in December.
Separate data from the Prague-based agency showed that construction output grew 8.1% year-on-year and 1.8% monthly, in December. In the whole year 2021, industrial production rose 6.4%.
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