Argentina says Jan industrial output slides 2.1 pct y/y

jueves 26 de febrero de 2015 15:06 GYT

BUENOS AIRES Feb 26 (Reuters) - Argentina's industrial output shrank 2.1 percent in January on the year, the Economy Ministry said on Thursday, marking the 18th consecutive monthly decline.

The median forecast in a Reuters poll of analysts had been for a 2.0 percent drop last month.

Industrial output rose 1.1 percent in January from the previous month, the ministry said. (Reporting By Sarah Marsh and Hernan Nessi; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)