Food production in Germany from 2008 to 2016 June
Food production in Germany remains in its sideways range in first half-year 2016
Update August 25th, 2016 - The production of the German food industry (without beverage) exceeded its pre-crisis level (110.0) with 112.9 in October 2012.
However, this event terminated the upward movement. Since then production has been swinging up and down. In February production plunged with 91.4 index points on the lowest level for five years, increased again to its annual high at 111.7 index points in October.
In the first half-year 2016 production reached neither new tops nor new troughs, remaining in its sideways range that has been establishing since 2013.
Outlook for production in the near future
It is probable that the German food production will remain for the near future within its sideways range built since 2013.