- German production in industry fell 1.4% between September and October on a price, seasonally and working day adjusted basis, according to provisional data from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis).

In September 2017, the corrected figure shows a decrease of 0.9% August 2017.

In October, production in industry excluding energy and construction was down by 2%.

Within industry, the production of capital goods decreased by 2.7% and the production of consumer goods by 2.6%.

The production of intermediate goods showed a decrease of 1.0%.

Energy production was up by 5.1% in October 2017 and the production in construction decreased by 1.3%.

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