Press release 07/04/2010

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION INDEX (IPI) FEBRUARY 2010

Industrial activity in the Basque Country fell by 4.4% in February 2010

Compared to the previous month, January 2010, industrial production in the Basque Country fell by 0.5%

Industrial production in the Basque Country fell by 4.4% in February 2010 compared to the same month of 2009 in homogenous terms of the working calendar, according to EUSTAT data.

Compared to the previous month, January 2010, industrial production in the Basque Country fell by 0.5%, once seasonal effects had been corrected.

Year-on-year quarterly growth of the corrected Industrial Production Index of the Basque Country

By sector, and using the major industrial sector classification, the evolution of the index for February 2010 compared to February 2009 showed decreases in all sectors, except for Intermediate Goods that increased by 3.8%: Energy prices were down by 20.7%, Capital Goods fell by 7.3% and Consumer Goods overall decreased by 5.1%, due to the fall in the prices of Consumer Non-Durables (-1.1%) and, above all, to the decrease in Consumer Durables (-16.7%).

The main industrial sectors posted different month-on-month fluctuations in February 2010, compared to January 2010: Energy dropped by 8.7% and Consumer Goods decreased by 0.4%, as a result of the decrease suffered by Consumer Durables (-4.2%) as Consumer Non-durables rose by 0.7%. Intermediary Goods rose by 2.0% and Capital Goods were up by 0.7%.

By province, the February year-on-year performance for the Industrial Production Index was positive in Álava, up 1.3%, while it fell by 9.4% in Bizkaia and by 1.5% in Gipuzkoa. The month-on-month rate was negative in Álava, down by 1.1%, and in Bizkaia, where it fell by 2.9%, but it rose by 2.7% in Gipuzkoa.

FEBRUARY 2010. Variation rates (%) of the Industrial Production Index of the Basque Country

For further information:

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Industrial activity in the Basque Country fell by 4.4% in February 2010

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