Greek industrial production composite index eased 0.3 pct in August 2016

Greek industrial production composite index eased 0.3 pct in August this year, after a 4.2 pct increase recorded in the same month last year, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Monday.

The statistics service, in a report, attributed this development to a 13.7 pct decline in the mining production index and a 4.6 pct decline in electricity production.

The average industrial production index in the January-August period grew 2.0 pct, after a 0.3 pct increase recorded last year, while the seasonally-adjusted industrial production index rose 0.4 pct.