The production of industry in the eurozone increased by 0.1 percent in September compared to a month earlier. The European statistical office Eurostat announced this.
Economists generally expected a decrease of 0.2 percent. Production increased by 0.4 percent in August. Industrial production rose by 0.2 percent in the entire European Union compared to the previous month.
German consumer prices rose by 0.1 percent on a monthly basis. On the basis of the European harmonized measurement method, German inflation amounted to 0.9 percent. These figures also correspond to the provisional estimates. Inflation in Germany came to 1.1 percent on an annual basis in October, from 1.2 percent a month earlier. The German Federal Statistical Office reported this on the basis of a definitive figure, which corresponds to a provisional estimate.