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TABLE-German industry output dips slightly in August

BERLIN, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Germany's Economy Ministryreported the following economic indicator on Monday:

GERMAN INDUSTRY OUTPUT Aug 12 July 12 Aug/July 12Month-on-month change -0.5 +1.2 +0.8Index (base 2005) 112.0 113.5 113.2NOTES

- Consensus forecast -0.8 percent. Forecast range between-1.8 percent and +0.5 percent in a Reuters poll of 42economists.

- Figures seasonally adjusted, provisional and expressed involume terms. Percentage change unless stated.

The ministry gave the following details of seasonallyadjusted changes compared with the previous month.

AUGUST 12 JULY 12Index Pct change Index Pct changeManufacturing output 114.6 -0.5 115.2 +1.5- Intermed. goods 114.0 -1.3 115.5 unchCapital goods 121.1 unch 121.1 +3.6Consumer goods 102.0 +0.3 101.7 -0.4- durables 100.1 -1.4 101.5 +2.6- non-durables 102.4 +0.7 101.7 -1.0Energy 89.7 +1.5 88.4 -1.2Construction 123.6 -2.8 127.1 +1.4Two-month comparison August/July 2012 with previous twomonths:Industrial output +0.8Manufacturing output: +0.8Including: Intermediate goods -0.6Capital goods +2.8Consumer goods -0.5-durables +1.8-non-durables -0.9Energy output +2.4Construction -0.6Workday adjusted two-month comparison August/July 2012 withsame period a year ago:Industrial output -1.3Manufacturing output -1.8Inc: Intermediate goods -3.2Capital goods -0.2Consumer goods -2.2- durables -4.0- non-durables -1.8Energy output +2.5Construction +1.2(Reporting by Berlin bureau)((Berlin newsroom)(Tel: +49 30 28885142)(Email:)(berlin.econ@news.reuters.com))

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