FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Industrial production has recovered in November in the United States to post a larger than expected increase, pushed by cars, trucks and computers production, while capacity utilization edged up, according to data by the Federal Reserve.

Industrial production increased 0.3% in November instead of the 0.1% expected by the market, this rise follows a downwardly revised 0.7% drop in October, previously estimated a 0.5% decrease. Output in the manufacturing sector increased 0.4%, to offset the 1.3% decrease in utilities output.

Capacity utilization edged up 0.1% to 81.5% from the downwardly revised 81.4% capacity utilization in October, revised from the previous estimation of 81.7%.