Vehicle output down

Motor vehicle production fell in September, according to the Central Statistical Office. Total output in the third quarter was 2.9 per cent lower than in the previous year . Home production has fallen 13.3 per cent. Production for export has risen 12.0 per cent over the year, but fell in both August and September. Engineering industry sales rose 2.6 per cent in the three months to August, with the increase dominated by exports. But orders in August itself were 4.2 per cent lower than a year earlier.

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