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INSTANT VIEW 1-Greek March industrial output drops 3.7% y/y


ATHENS, May 10 (Reuters) - Greece's statistics service (NSS) released the following industrial output data for March, showing a 3.7 percent year-on-year drop. *************************************************************** KEY FIGURES (in pct) MARCH FEB JAN DEC Industrial output y/y -3.7 -9.2 -2.5 -7.6 Manufacturing output y/y -1.0 -7.6 -0.6 -7.8 ------------------------------------------------------------- source: NSS DATA IN DETAIL (in pct) MARCH 10 FEB 10 Mining production y/y -11.5 -16.5 Electricity production -11.1 -13.3 Water output y/y +3.7 -1.1 MAIN INDUSTRY GROUPS (in pct) MARCH 10 FEB 10 Energy -6.4 -12.3 Intermediate goods +3.5 -4.6 Capital goods -5.0 -12.0 Consumer durables -3.8 -7.8 Consumer non-durables -5.8 -7.8 BACKGROUND: Industry accounts for about 15 percent of the output of Greece's service-oriented economy with manufacturing making up slightly more than 11 percent of gross domestic product. For more information on Greek macroeconomic data, users of Reuters 300Xtra can access the Greek National Statistics Service homepage at: http://www.statistics.gr (Reporting by Harry Papachristou) ($1=.7177 Euro) Keywords: GREECE OUTPUT/ (harry.papachristou@thomsonreuters.com; +30 210 3376455; Reuters Messaging: harry.papachristou.reuters.com@reuters.net) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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