Industrial production in Malta fell by 4.9 percent year-on-year in May of 2019, following a 1.8 percent drop in the previous month. It was the biggest decline in industrial activity since September of 2018, as output dropped for intermediate goods (-2.0 percent vs -0.9 percent in April) and capital goods (-1.4 percent vs 0.6 percent) while energy production slowed sharply (2.2 percent vs 29.5 percent). Meanwhile, consumer goods output fell at a softer pace (-10.9 percent vs -12.4 percent), particularly durable (-4.0 percent vs -6.3 percent) and non-durable consumer goods (-11.3 percent vs -12.8 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output increased by 1.3 percent, rebounding from a 0.6 percent drop in April. Industrial Production in Malta averaged 0.48 percent from 2006 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 16.50 percent in June of 2007 and a record low of -20.50 percent in September of 2009.

Industrial Production in Malta is expected to be 1.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Malta to stand at 1.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malta Industrial Production is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-11 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY Feb -1.5% 0.9% 2%
2019-05-08 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY Mar -3.3% 0.4% -0.9%
2019-06-05 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY Apr -1.8% -3.0% 0.5%
2019-07-05 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY May -4.9% -1.8% -0.5%
2019-08-05 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY Jun -4.9% 1.1%
2019-09-05 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY Jul
2019-10-09 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY Aug


Malta Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 102.40 95.90 120.70 71.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -4.90 -1.80 16.50 -20.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -6.40 -6.20 22.90 -23.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.20 77.10 94.90 17.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 69766.00 -12087.00 114834.00 -83003.00 EUR THO [+]
Car Registrations 1976.00 1974.00 2206.00 1066.00 [+]
Internet Speed 12829.03 12926.84 12926.84 1974.20 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 194646.00 178392.00 194646.00 75574.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 11.60 49.80 122.50 -50.10 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.30 -0.60 17.90 -14.00 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 68.75 68.44 68.75 4.20 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 36.00 36.00 56.00 36.00 [+]
Corruption Index 54.00 56.00 68.00 52.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 51.00 46.00 51.00 25.00 [+]
Ease Of Doing Business 84.00 84.00 84.00 76.00 [+]
Electricity Production 147.00 131.00 245.00 38.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


Malta Industrial Production

In Malta, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities. This page provides the latest reported value for - Malta Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Malta Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.90 -1.80 16.50 -20.50 2006 - 2019 percent Monthly
WDA, 2015=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina -6.90 May/19
Australia 1.20 Mar/19
Brazil 7.10 May/19
Canada 2.14 Apr/19
China 6.30 Jun/19
Euro Area -0.50 May/19
France 4.00 May/19
Germany -3.70 May/19
India 3.10 May/19
Indonesia 7.90 Mar/19
Italy -0.70 May/19
Japan -2.10 May/19
Mexico -3.35 May/19
Netherlands -0.90 May/19
Russia 3.30 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia 2.34 Sep/18
Singapore -2.40 May/19
South Africa 1.00 May/19
South Korea -0.20 May/19
Spain 1.40 May/19
Switzerland 4.30 Mar/19
Turkey -1.30 May/19
United Kingdom 0.90 May/19
United States 1.30 Jun/19


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