ATHENS – Greek industrial production rose 4.8% in February this year compared with the same period in 2021, with manufacturing production rising 7.9%, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Friday.
More specifically, the industrial production index rose 4.8% in February after rising by 4.3% on an annual basis in the same month in 2021. This development was attributed to a 7.9% increase in manufacturing production (reflecting a 49.6% jump in leather production, a 42.7% rise in clothing, a 33.2% rise in in printing, a 32.7% increase in furniture and a 32% rise in electrical equipment.
The water production index eased 0.1%, the electricity production index fell 3.9% and the mining production index fell 10.7% in February.
In the first two months of 2022, industrial production rose 2.2% compared with the same period in 2021, while the seasonally-adjusted index rose 2% in February from January 2022.