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German industrial production up 0.8 per cent in April

BERLIN – German industrial production rose 0.8 per cent in April, making up most of the decline from a month earlier.

Industrial production had fallen 1.1 per cent in March.

The figures released Tuesday by the Economy Ministry showed the production of investment goods rose 2.2 per cent and manufacturing increased 1.1 per cent in April.

Construction in Europe’s biggest economy fell 1.7 per cent since March.