After creeping up a revised 0.1% in May, U.S. industrial production jumped 0.8% in June, the Federal Reserve said July 17.
The report showed double the rise in June output expected by Wall Street analysts of 0.4%.
Year over year, industrial production -- a measure of activity of U.S. factories, mines and utilities -- is up 4.5%.
The Fed had initially reported a fall in May production of 0.1%.
Copyright Agence France-Presse, 2006