Minister Gabriel took part in the meeting of EU energy ministers in Brussels. Discussions focussed on how to implement the decisions made by the heads of state and government on the EU policy framework for climate and energy up to 2030. more
Output in the goods-producing sector declined slightly by 0.1% in November. The slight fall in November was partly due to the weakening in output in the construction sector.
New manufacturing orders fell between October and November. The prospects for a rise in orders in the final quarter of the year are generally good.