Industry in France
France - Industry
Industrial output contracts in November
Industrial production contracted 0.5% in month-on-month terms in November, contrasting the 1.7% increase observed in October. The decline, which matched market analysts’ expectations, reflected contractions in manufacturing output and construction activity.
In annual terms, growth in industrial production moderated from a 5.5% increase in October to 2.5% in November. Meanwhile, annual average growth in industrial production remained steady in November at October’s 2.0%.
France Industrial Production Forecast
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect industrial production to expand 1.4% in 2018, which is up 0.2 percentage points from last month’s forecast. For 2019, participants expect industrial output to also expand 1.4%.
France - Industry Data
|Industrial Production (annual variation in %)||-2.2||-0.5||-0.9||1.8||0.3|
5 years of economic forecasts for more than 30 economic indicators.
France Industry Chart
Source: National Institute of Statistics and FocusEconomics calculations.
|Bond Yield||0.48||0.46 %||Dec 06|
|Exchange Rate||1.18||0.65 %||Dec 06|
|Stock Market||5,374||-0.29 %||Dec 06|
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January 11, 2018
Industrial production contracted 0.5% in month-on-month terms in November, contrasting the 1.7% increase observed in October.
January 5, 2018
Data released by the National Statistical Institute (INSEE) on 5 January showed that consumer prices rose 0.3% from the previous month in December (November: +0.1% month-on-month).
December 21, 2017
According to the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies’ (INSEE) business climate survey on manufacturing activity, business sentiment in the manufacturing sector edged down in December.
December 14, 2017
The IHS Markit flash composite Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) declined slightly from 60.3 points in November to 60.0 points in December.
December 14, 2017
According to revised data released by the National Statistical Institute (INSEE) on 14 December, consumer prices rose 0.1% from the previous month in November, matching the increase recorded in October.