Hungary’s industrial production rose at the fastest rate in nine months in October, data from the Hungarian Central Statistical Office showed on Friday.
Industrial production grew a working-day adjusted 2.7 percent year-on-year in October, after a 1.0 percent decrease in September.
The latest growth in output was the biggest since January, when production rose 3.1 percent.
The industrial production volume increased 0.6 percent yearly in October after a 2.2 percent rise in September. Economists had forecast a 1 percent gain.
A growth in production was observed in manufacture of transport equipment, manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, while a decline was seen in the majority of manufacturing subsections, manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products, the agency said.
On a seasonally adjusted basis, industrial production rose 2.8 percent monthly in October, following a 2.3 percent gain in the prior month.
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