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Spain's productivity slides for 16th consecutive month

Source: INE - Thu 7th Feb 2013
Spain's productivity slides for 16th consecutive month

Spain's National Institute of Statistics (INE) has reported how manufacturing fell for the16th consecutive month in December, due to a decrease in consumer demand.

Productivity fell 6.9% in the year to December, taking into account seasonal fluctuations, following on from a 7.0% slump in November.

The production of goods for 2012 as a whole saw a decrease of 6.0% on 2011, whist manufacturing for the month of December alone fell by 10.5% year-on-year.

Manufacturing of items such as motor vehicles or white goods fell by 14.4% while the production of consumable items such as food, medicines, or paper supplies etc... decreased by 10.2%.

The manufacturing of items of goods used in other process - such as Chemicals or Food ingredients - fell by 8.8%, whilst Energy production actually increased bu 0.6%.

Overall, the economy contracted at it's fastes rate in over 3 years towards the end of 2012, with GDP shrinking 0.7% on the same period in 2011.

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