Sweden's industrial production increased in February, data from Statistics Sweden showed on Thursday.
Industrial production grew a calendar-adjusted 2.4 percent year-on-year in February, following a 0.7 percent rise in January.
The overall private sector output fell 1.2 percent yearly in February, following a 3.0 percent decrease in the previous month.
The largest upward contribution to total private sector development came from motor vehicle industry, by 7.4 percent year-on-year in February.
Services output fell 3.1 percent annually in February and construction output gained 5.8 percent.