*Industrial production falls 0.6 percent. *Manufacturing output drops 0.3 percent. WASHINGTON, April 15- U.S. industrial production fell more than expected in March as manufacturing and mining production decreased, the latest indication that economic growth braked sharply in the first quarter.
Profits earned by Chinese industrial companies fell 4.6 percent in October from a year earlier, data from the statistics bureau showed on Friday.
South Korea's industrial output declined sharply with production losses across key automobile, semiconductor and machinery sectors.