Industry stagnating since end of 2012, says research centre

(AGI) Bologna, Sept 12 - Italy's industry has continued tostagnate since the end of 2012, when the decrease nullifiedmoderate recovery seen till April 2011 after a steep dropbetween 2008 and 2009. The data was reported by the Promotorresearch centre. Its study for 2014 showed a 1 percent increasein January, followed by two drops of 0.5 percent and 0.4percent in February and March. There was a return to growth inApril, when industrial production rose by 0.5 percent. Thesector dropped again by 1.2 percent in May, grew 0.8 percent inJune, and fell by

(AGI) Bologna, Sept 12 - Italy's industry has continued tostagnate since the end of 2012, when the decrease nullifiedmoderate recovery seen till April 2011 after a steep dropbetween 2008 and 2009. The data was reported by the Promotorresearch centre. Its study for 2014 showed a 1 percent increasein January, followed by two drops of 0.5 percent and 0.4percent in February and March. There was a return to growth inApril, when industrial production rose by 0.5 percent. Thesector dropped again by 1.2 percent in May, grew 0.8 percent inJune, and fell by 1 percent in July. . .