13.01. UK industrial production drops 1.2% in November According to the UK Office for National Statistics, industrial production in the country in November fell by 1.2% compared to October. In annual terms, industrial production decreased by 1.6%. Fresh data were worse than analysts' forecasts. In particular, experts predicted that industrial production in the reporting month decreased by 0.1% on a monthly basis, and on an annual basis – decreased by 1.4%.