Romania's industrial production rose in June, following a decline in the previous month, data released by the National Institute of Statistics showed Friday.
Industrial production increased on a working day-and-seasonally adjusted 1.4 percent from a year earlier. In May, production declined 0.2 percent.
The growth was led by a 6.7 percent increase in the utility sector output and a 3.9 percent rise in the mining and quarrying production. Manufacturing output declined 0.1 percent.
Month-on-month, industrial production dropped 0.4 percent in June, after a 0.6 percent decline in May.
In the first half of the year, industrial production rose 0.9 percent from the same period last year. Manufacturing output edged up 0.1 percent.
by RTT Staff Writer
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