Industrial production in Malta rose 8.3 percent year-on-year in July of 2021, decelerating from a 13.6 percent increase in the previous month. It was the fourth consecutive month of rising industrial activity, although at a softer pace, mainly due to a slowdown in production of consumer goods (0.1 percent vs 17.2 percent in June) and capital goods (19 percent vs 22.8 percent). Meanwhile, output advanced faster for intermediate goods (13.2 percent vs 0.7 percent) and energy (11.2 percent vs 10.8). On a seasonally adjusted basis, industrial output decreased 0.1 percent in July, following a 4.5 percent jump in the prior month. source: National Statistics Office, Malta

Industrial Production in Malta averaged 0 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 September of 2021.

Industrial Production in Malta is expected to be 2.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Malta Industrial Production is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Malta Industrial Production

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.30 13.60 22.20 -23.20 2001 - 2021 percent Monthly
WDA, 2015=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-10 09:00 AM Apr 16.4% -4.3% 8%
2021-07-08 09:00 AM May 7.6% 16.5% 4.2%
2021-08-10 09:00 AM Jun 13.6% 7.2% 6.8%
2021-09-10 09:00 AM Jul 8.3% 13.6% 4.1%
2021-10-08 09:00 AM Aug 8.3% 4%
2021-11-05 10:00 AM Sep
2021-12-10 10:00 AM Oct


News Stream
Malta Industrial Output Grows for 4th Consecutive Time in 2021
Industrial production in Malta rose 8.3 percent year-on-year in July of 2021, decelerating from a 13.6 percent increase in the previous month. It was the fourth consecutive month of rising industrial activity, although at a softer pace, mainly due to a slowdown in production of consumer goods (0.1 percent vs 17.2 percent in June) and capital goods (19 percent vs 22.8 percent). Meanwhile, output advanced faster for intermediate goods (13.2 percent vs 0.7 percent) and energy (11.2 percent vs 10.8). On a seasonally adjusted basis, industrial output decreased 0.1 percent in July, following a 4.5 percent jump in the prior month.
2021-09-10
Malta Industrial Output Growth Quickens in June
Industrial production in Malta increased 13.6 percent year-on-year in June of 2021, quickening from a downwardly revised 7.2 percent gain in the previous month. It was the third straight month of growth in industrial output, mainly driven by capital goods production (22.9 percent vs 25.4 percent in May), followed by consumer goods (19.0 percent vs 3.7 percent), and energy production (10.8 percent vs 7.1 percent). Meanwhile, production was lower for intermediate goods (-2.4 percent vs 0.6 percent). On a seasonally adjusted basis, industrial output advanced 5.0 percent in May, rebounding from a 3.3 percent fall in May.
2021-08-10
Malta Industrial Output Growth Slows in May
Industrial production in Malta rose 7.6 percent year-on-year in May of 2021, decelerating from an upwardly revised 16.5 percent jump in the previous month. It was the second consecutive month of rising industrial activity, although at a softer pace, as production moderated for energy (7.1 percent vs 14.8 percent in April); capital goods (23.3 percent vs 31.3 percent) and consumer goods (3.4 percent vs 17.5 percent). Meanwhile, output advanced faster for intermediate goods (5.2 percent vs 4 percent). On a seasonally adjusted basis, industrial output shrank 4 percent in May, following an upwardly revised 5.7 percent increase in the prior month.
2021-07-08
Malta Industrial Output Rises the Most in Over 3 Years
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.
2021-06-10

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.