Romania has gained 5.7 percent in industrial production on September 2011, compared to the similar period of 2010, according to recently released data from Eurostat, the official statistics office of the EU. The EU 27 annual variation was 2.2 percent in the same period.
However, the industrial production was down 0.5 percent in September, compared to the previous month. The monthly variation in the EU 27 was a negative 1.3 percent.
Romania’s production indices for industry, excluding construction, has reached 131.8 points in September, down 0.7 from the previous month. The EU27 average was 101.6 points.
The highest annual increases in industrial production were recorded in Latvia – 9.6 percent, Lithuania – 8.3 percent and Poland – 7.9 percent, while Italy recorded a decrease of 2.7 percent, followed by Greece with 2.3 percent and Denmark with 2.2 percent.