UK manufacturing production dropped 0.2% in November from the revised -0.9% in October, which was -0.7% initially, compared with estimates of -0.2%, while the annual reading came in at -0.6%, compared with forecasts of -0.5% and the prior of 0.3% which was revised to 0.1%.

Industrial production for the same month slipped -0.6%, relative to estimates of -0.1% while the initial reading of -0.7% was revised to -1.0%. The year on year reading plummeted 3.1%, where forecasts referred to -2.2% and the prior reading of -1.7% which was revised to -2.1%.