Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Ireland boasted the fastest year-on-year growth in industrial production in the EU in November, at 40.8 percent, while Greece was runner-up, with 8.8 percent, according to the Eurostat agency.
Among member states for which data were available, Bulgaria reported the steepest year-on-year decline in industrial production in November, at 5 percent, while French industrial production decreased by 4.9 percent, marking the second-biggest drop in the bloc, the agency's data showed.
Eurostat reported that industrial production in the EU as a whole fell by 0.4 percent in November in year-on-year terms, while the euro area recorded a 0.6 percent drop.
Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS), which uses a different methodology, reported last month that Polish industrial production rose by 5.4 percent in November compared with the same month a year earlier.
Source: IAR, gov.pl, europa.eu/eurostat