Manufacturing production decreased by 1,4% in May 2015 compared with May 2014.
The 1,4% year-on-year decrease in manufacturing production in May 2015 was mainly due to lower production in the following divisions:
Seasonally adjusted manufacturing production decreased by 0,3% in the three months ended May 2015 compared with the previous three months. Five of the ten manufacturing divisions reported negative growth rates over this period.
The largest negative contributions to the 0,3% quarter-on-quarter decrease in manufacturing production were made by the following divisions: