Argentine industrial output falls 1.8 pct in Oct y/y

viernes 28 de noviembre de 2014 15:33 GYT

BUENOS AIRES Nov 28 (Reuters) - Argentina's industrial output shrank a less than expected 1.8 percent in October on the year in non-seasonally adjusted terms, the Economy Ministry said on Friday, marking the 15th consecutive monthly decline.

The median forecast in a Reuters poll of analysts had been for a 2.6 percent drop.

Industrial output rose 0.2 percent in October from the previous month in seasonally adjusted terms, the ministry said. (Reporting by Sarah Marsh and Hugh Bronstein; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)