Industrial growth up by 2.2 percent in April


Czech industrial output grew by 2.2 percent year-on-year in April following an 0.7-percent decline the month before, according to data released by the Czech Statistical Office on Wednesday. The growth was pulled by the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers which registered an increase of 8.3 percent against the previous month, while the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products posted a record drop of 19.0 percent in annual terms.