Industrial production up 11% in December led by tech and pharmaceutical sectorsTuesday 05 February 2013 19.24
Industrial production in Ireland rose by 11% during December.
Latest CSO figures show output from manufacturing industries was up strongly during the month and also rose 2.8% compared to December 2011.
Output from the "modern sector", which comprises high tech and pharmaceutical industries, was ahead 9.3% during the month.
Production from the "traditional sector" fell by 1.3%.