Industrial production rose by 3.7% in May in Catalonia.

Industrial production rose by 3.7% in May in Catalonia.


Only Extremadura outpaces the state’s land growth, while communities such as Cantabria, La Rioja and Madrid show declines.

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05.07.2024 12.55 hours

Catalonia It closed last May with an annual increase in industrial production of one percent. 3.7%. This is an average of 3.5 points higher than the national level, making the region the second in Spain as a whole to have increased its performance the most, surpassed only by Extremadura, which in this case increased its industrial production by 17.4%.

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It is data fromNational Institute of Statistics (INE)This explains the state’s growth of 0.2% overall. In the case of Catalonia, the region is experiencing a particularly positive start to the year, having already achieved two consecutive months of growth. If we look at the annual percentage, Catalan industrial production increased by 6.3%, compared to an increase of 1.3% on the Spanish average.

Extremadura (+17.4%), Catalonia (+3.7%) and the Canary Islands (+2.2%) were the regions with the most significant increases.

Apart from Catalonia’s number, the rest of the state had a single number. Uneven trendThe annual rate of industrial production increased in five autonomous communities and decreased in 12 others. Extremadura (+17.4%), Catalonia (+3.7%) and the Canary Islands (+2.2%) saw the most significant increases, while on the other hand Cantabria, La Rioja and Madrid saw decreases of 6.4%, 6.2% and 2.9% respectively.

for every Economic destinationConsumer goods as a whole in Catalonia rose by 5.2%, with a 0.3% decrease in durable goods and a further 5.5% in non-durable goods. For the rest, capital goods rose by 5.8%; intermediate goods prices rose by 2.3% and energy by 0.9%.

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