FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Manufacturing production has increased slightly in April supported by a considerable increase in transport equipment, according to data released by National Statistics.

The output of manufacturing industries has increased 0.1% in the UK between March and April, as transport equipment output rose 2.8%. Year on year, manufacturing production posted the same increase; 0.1%.

Industrial production rose 0.2% on the month as well as on the year, supported by a 7.7% increase in gas, electricity, and water output, plus the afore mentioned increase on car and aircraft production.