Industrial production was down by 0.7% in July with respect to June and down 2.1% with respect to July 2022, Istat said on Monday.
The month-on-month figure represented the first decrease after two consecutive months of growth.
The national statistics agency added that due to the increase in industrial production in May and June, the average for the May-July period was 0.2% higher than in the previous three months. (ANSA).
Source: Ansa News Agency (ANA)