Industrial Sector

Slovak Industrial Production Grows Substantially

The Slovak Industrial production index (IPI) increased by 13 % in September 2012, compared with September 2011.

November 10, 2012

Czech Industrial Production Shrinks

In September 2012 industrial production decreased at constant prices by 7.1%, y-o-y. Working days adjusted (WDA) industrial production decreased by 2.4%.

November 6, 2012

Austria: Industrial activity Remains Weak for Now

Falling orders trigger cutbacks in production and job losses once more. Earnings of companies under pressure from sharp rise in input prices. Recovery in industry expected no earlier than 2013: growth of 3 per cent on horizon.

October 31, 2012

Austrian Industry: Downward Trend Continues

According to IV (Federation of Austrian Industries), the industrial production is stagnating. A trend reversal is not foreseeable. Pessismism is growing and unemployment will grow substantially.

October 22, 2012

EU Wants Austria to Reduce Bureaucracy

The Commission of the EU has presented its concept for the re-industrialization of Europe. Austria is well-positioned, but there is some potential for improvement.

October 13, 2012

Slovakia: Employment and Nominal Wages Growing

The highest wage increase was observed in the manufacturing and automotive industries. Employment was down in the construction sector and grew in the service sector.

October 12, 2012

Hungary: Industrial Production Declines Slightly

In August 2012, industrial gross output declined by 0.8% compared to the same month of 2011.

October 12, 2012

Slovakia: Growing Industrial Output, Declining Construction Sector

The Slovak Industrial production index (IPI) increased by 17 % in August 2012 compared to August 2011.The, construction output decreased, year-on-year, by 13,7 %.

October 9, 2012

Czech Republic: Industrial Sector Most Important

Among the EU members, the Czech Republic shows the highest percentage of people working in the industrial sector.

October 6, 2012

Slovakia´s Growth Still Driven by Exports

The industrial sector still shows dynamics. However, government spending and consumption is falling further.

October 5, 2012

Serbia Expects Rising Tax Intake

In order to meet demands of IMF, the Serbian Parliament approved the revised 2012 budget. The tax intake will not solve the country´s problems, economists consider.

September 29, 2012

Orders Down for Austrian industry

Sharpest decline in orders since the middle of 2009 results in a significant reduction in production – job losses in industry pick up pace in September. Contraction in industry weakens overall economy: modest decline in GDP likely for the third quarter.

September 28, 2012

Serbian Industrial Production Still Shrinks

According to Raiffeisen Research, the crisis in the industrial sector goes on. Real wages are shrinking.

September 27, 2012

Slight Decrease in Industrial Production in Hungary

In July, the industrial production was down by 0.3% compared to July 2011. In Austria, industrial production was up by 2.0%.

September 24, 2012

Slovak Economic Growth to Slow Down

The Slovak Ministry of Finance cuts the GDP forecast to 2.1% in 2013.

September 18, 2012

Slovakia´s Economy Still Performs Well

In the second quarter of 2012, GDP growth came at 2.8% after 3.0% in the first quarter.

September 15, 2012

Slovakia: Increasing Employment in Industrial Sector

The highest salaries were recorded in the IT industry, followed by the manufacturing industry.

September 11, 2012

Serbian Industrial Production Declines

In June, Serbia´s industrial production fell by 4.0% against 2011. The outlook is not promising, RCB says.

September 7, 2012

Industrial Producer Prices Most Stable In Austria

July 2012 compared with June 2012: Industrial producer prices up by 0.4% in both euro area and EU27. In Austria, the lowest annual increase was observed.

September 4, 2012

Downward Trend in Austrian Industrial Sector Accelerates

Due to the crisis in the Eurozone, the downward trend in Austria accelerates.

September 3, 2012
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