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TABLE-German industry output dips slightly in August

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

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

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

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

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

AUGUST 12 JULY 12 Index Pct change Index Pct change Manufacturing output 114.6 -0.5 115.2 +1.5 - Intermed. goods 114.0 -1.3 115.5 unch Capital goods 121.1 unch 121.1 +3.6 Consumer 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 -1.0 Energy 89.7 +1.5 88.4 -1.2 Construction 123.6 -2.8 127.1 +1.4 Two-month comparison August/July 2012 with previous two months: Industrial output +0.8 Manufacturing output: +0.8 Including: Intermediate goods -0.6 Capital goods +2.8 Consumer goods -0.5 -durables +1.8 -non-durables -0.9 Energy output +2.4 Construction -0.6 Workday adjusted two-month comparison August/July 2012 with same period a year ago: Industrial output -1.3 Manufacturing output -1.8 Inc: Intermediate goods -3.2 Capital goods -0.2 Consumer goods -2.2 - durables -4.0 - non-durables -1.8 Energy output +2.5 Construction +1.2 (Reporting by Berlin bureau) ((Berlin newsroom)(Tel: +49 30 2888 5142)(Email:)(berlin.econ@news.reuters.com))

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