Industrial production in Malta surged 16.4 percent year-on-year in April of 2021, rebounding from an upwardly revised 4.3 percent drop in the previous month. It was the strongest expansion in industrial activity since September of 2017, bolstered by surging output levels of capital goods (31.5 percent vs 1.5 percent in March), non-durable consumer goods (16.5 percent vs -0.5 percent), and energy (14.8 percent vs -11.2 percent). Smaller positive contributions came from intermediate goods (6.6 percent vs -9.7 percent) and durable consumer goods (3.8 percent vs -1.7 percent). On a seasonally adjusted basis, industrial output jumped 5.3 percent in April, following a downwardly revised 1.9 percent increase in the prior month. source: National Statistics Office, Malta
Industrial Production in Malta averaged -0.10 percent from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 22.20 percent in September of 2017 and a record low of -23.20 percent in February of 2009. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.
Industrial Production in Malta is expected to be 4.80 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 3.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Malta Industrial Production is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.