MILAN – Boost of the industrial production in March, the most important since august 2011: Istat indicator remarks a growth of 0,4% compared to February (deseasonalized index) and of 4,3% compared to March 2014 (raw index). The boost, corrected for calendar effects, represents the 1,5% compared to the data of March 2014. The National Institute of Statistics notes that, in the trimester the decrease of industrial production is reduced to -0,1% per year. If we compare the first trimester 2015 (the last examined one) and the previous one, the increase of 0,3% is the largest increase for the industrial production in the last few years: to find higher data one needs to go back to the fourth trimester 2013 (+0,4%). Furthermore, it is the second consecutive trimestral increase (in October - December there was an increase of +0,2 % compared to the previous trimester).

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