In 2011, the then Chancellor aspired to "a Britain carried aloft by the march of the makers". The chart that shows how successive governments have failed to deliver on aims to rebalance the economy, with industrial production still down on pre-crisis levels...
Industrial Production'>United Kingdom Industrial Production (MoM) registered at 0.1%, below expectations (0.2%) in October
#UnitedKingdom Industrial Production month-on-month at 0.1%
Bundesbank warns that Germany heading for recession in current Q3 as exports and industrial production continue to decline. Economy shrank by 0.1% in Q2, likely to shrink again in Q3.
German industrial production tumbled 5.2 per cent year-on-year in June, the biggest drop since 2009. It fell 1.5 percent compared to the previous month, a steeper than expected slide. Stand up all those who insisted in Q1 it was just a temporary weakness ...
Germanindustrial production down 1.9% in November v October. Down 4.7% on the year. Car exports fell 10% in 2018, to 2009 levels. After negative GDP in Q3 it's possible there was German technical recession in H2 2018. Or v close to it.