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Germany manufacturing employment climbs in February

Staff Writer | April 18, 2017
Germany's manufacturing employment increased in February from a year ago, data from Destatis showed.
Germany manufacturing employment
German economy   Data from Destatis:
The number of people worked in local manufacturing units rose by around 53,000 or 1.0% from prior year in February.

At the end of February, there were 5.4 million employed persons in local manufacturing units.

The number of hours worked in February climbed 3.1% from a year ago, reaching 694 million.

The earnings totaled EUR 21.2 billion, which was 3.0% more than in February 2016.