The decrease of 0.6% in industrial production in the euro area in September 2017, compared with August 2017, is
due to production of capital goods falling by 1.6%, both energy and durable consumer goods by 0.9% and
intermediate goods by 0.6%, while production of non-durable consumer goods rose by 0.1%.
In the EU28, the decrease of 0.5% is due to production of capital goods falling by 1.4%, energy by 0.6%, both
intermediate goods and non-durable consumer goods by 0.3% and durable consumer goods by 0.1%.
Among Member States for which data are available, the largest decreases in industrial production were registered
in Portugal (-6.7%), Denmark (-3.7%) and Greece (-3.6%), and the highest increases in the Netherlands
(+4.3%), Sweden (+2.4%) and Estonia (+2.3%).