February 10, 2017 / 2:53 PM / a year ago

UPDATE 1-Mexico industrial output dips in Dec on mining slump

 (Adds details on components of industrial production)
    MEXICO CITY, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Mexican industrial output
slipped in December as a slump in oil production and
construction offset rising factory production, official data
showed on Friday.
    Industrial production            dipped 0.1 percent in
December compared to the previous month, the national statistics
agency said.
    Among components, utilities grew 0.5 percent,
month-on-month, while factory output rose 0.6 percent. 
    Mining slumped 1.4 percent compared to November, dragged
down by a 2.4 percent drop in oil and gas output, its biggest
decline since April 2015. Construction slid 0.3 percent,
    In annual terms, industrial output             fell 0.6
percent in December.

 (Reporting by Michael O'Boyle; Editing by Bernadette Baum)
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