India's industrial output growth hit a four-month low in July while inflation remained high, underscoring the struggle of Asia's third-largest economy to make a sustained recovery from its longest stretch of sub-par growth in decades.
German industrial output posted its biggest monthly increase since March 2012 in July, rising far more than forecast and marking a strong start to the third quarter for a key sector of Europe's powerhouse economy.
Chinese industrial production weakened sharply in April as investment slowed to its lowest level in nearly a decade, showing an economy that is surprisingly vulnerable to a global slowdown and a credit crunch at home.
Indian industrial output in January grew at its fastest pace in 7 months, powered by a surge in manufacturing including consumer non-durables, a sign of strength in a sluggish economy that reinforces expectations the central bank will wait until A
Britain's industrial output fell 0.4 per cent in January from the December level, data showed yesterday.
Industrial production sank by 3.8 per cent in January on a 12-month comparison, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.
India's industrial output fell for the first time in more than two years in October as waning consumer demand took a toll, adding pressure on the central bank to ease monetary or liquidity conditions, possibly as soon as Friday.
India's industrial output growth skidded to a two-year low in September, data showed, as a string of interest rate rises took their toll on Asia's third-largest economy.
The country's 1.9 per cent industrial expansion in September undersho
Japan's industrial output rose less than expected and household spending plunged in August, data showed, amid concerns slowing demand could hamper the nation's fragile post-quake recovery.
Worries for the health of the world's third-larges
Oil rebounded on Tuesday after China said industrial production grew faster than expected in May, easing concerns over a global economic slowdown and soothing worries that Europe's debt crisis would dent energy demand.
Brent crude for
Egyptian manufacturers have cut output because banks are closed while labour unions have taken the country's revolution as a cue to stop work and demand better pay and conditions, industry managers said.
The military-backed government has