In October 2017 compared with September 2017, seasonally adjusted industrial production rose by 0.2% in the
euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the
European Union. In September 2017, the industrial production fell by 0.5% in both zones.
In October 2017 compared with October 2016, industrial production increased by 3.7% in the euro area and by
4.2% in the EU28.
Among Member States for which data are available, the highest increases in industrial production were registered
in Ireland (+10.6%), Denmark (+2.8%) and Croatia (+2.7%), and the largest decreases in Malta (-6.1%), Portugal
(-2.3%) and the Netherlands (-1.8%).