Destatis released its industrial production data for Germany on Tuesday. German industrial production was flat in May, missing expectations for a 0.1% gain, after a 0.6% rise in April. April's figure was revised down from a 0.9% increase.
The output of capital goods climbed 0.4% in May, energy output dropped 3.1%, and the production in the construction sector fell 0.3%, while the production of intermediate goods was down 0.2%.
The output of consumer goods gained 1.2%.