Eurozone industrial production rose 0.9% mom in May, well above expectation of 0.2% mom. Comparing by industrial grouping, production of non-durable consumer goods rose by 2.7%, durable consumer goods by 2.3%, capital goods by 1.3% and energy by 0.7%, while production of intermediate goods fell by 0.2%.
EU 28 industrial production rose 0.8% mom. Among member states for which data are available, the highest increases in industrial production were registered in Denmark (+4.4%), Ireland (+2.3%) and France (+2.1%). The largest decreases were observed in Finland (-2.9%), Romania (-1.9%) and Croatia (-1.7%).