Mexican industrial output dips in April on weaker construction

MEXICO CITY, June 9 (Reuters) – Mexican industrial output fell in April compared to March in seasonally adjusted terms, pulled down by a drop in construction and mining production, according to data released by national statistics agency INEGI on Friday.

The construction industry in April fell the most of the four sectors that are apart of the data – declining 1.7 percent, and the biggest drop since September. Mining activity slid 0.9 percent.

Reporting by David Alire Garcia; Editing by Bernard Orr