India, Oct. 10 -- Finland's industrial production growth slowed for the second month in a row in August, figures from Statistics Finland showed on Thursday.

Industrial production climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent month-on-month in August, following a 1.1 percent rise in July. In June, production had increased 1.2 percent.

Production increased the most in mining and quarrying by 8.3 percent monthly in August and chemical industry output gained 0.6 percent. All other industries reported contraction.

Meanwhile, production of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply declined 9.9 percent and those in the electrical and electronics industry, and food industry fell by 2.8 percent and 0.8 percent, respectively.

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