Dutch industrial production increased at a softer pace in August, figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Friday.
Industrial production grew 9.8 per cent year-on-year in August, after a 13.7 per cent rise in July. Output increased for the sixth month in a row.
More than two-thirds of all business classes in industry produced more in August.
Production in the machine industry grew the most, by 52.6 per cent.
On a seasonally and working-day adjusted basis, industrial production rose 1.9 per cent in August.