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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

2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  
Industrial Production (annual variation in %)-2.2  -0.5  -0.9  1.8  0.3  

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France Industry
Note: Annual variation of industrial output in %.
Source: National Institute of Statistics and FocusEconomics calculations.

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Bond Yield0.480.46 %Dec 06
Exchange Rate1.180.65 %Dec 06
Stock Market5,374-0.29 %Dec 06

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