Portugal's industrial production production declined in November from a year ago and retail sales growth slowed further, figures from Statistics Portugal showed Tuesday.
The industrial production index fell 2.0 percent year-on-year in November, after remaining unchanged in the previous month. In September, production dropped 2.1 percent.
Manufacturing production declined 3.1 percent annually during the month, while production in the energy sector grew by 4.9 percent.
On a monthly basis, industrial production fell 0.1 percent in November, after October's 1.4 percent rise.
Separately, the statistical office released the retail sales figures for the month of November.
Retail sales climbed only 0.2 percent year-over-year during the month, slower than 1.0 percent growth in the prior month. However, this was the fifth consecutive month of increase in a row.
Sales of non-food products rose 1.2 percent, while those of food, beverages and tobacco sales dropped by 1.2 percent.
Month-on-month, retail sales recovered and climbed 3.1 percent in November, after 1.5 percent decline in October. It was the first rise in three months.
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