Industry in France
France - Industry
Industrial output rebounds in October
In seasonally-adjusted terms, industrial output expanded 1.2% month-on-month in October, contrasting a 1.6% contraction in September (previously reported: -1.8% month-on-month s.a.). October’s reading was driven primarily by improved manufacturing output.
On an annual basis, industrial output decreased 0.7% in October, up from a 1.1% decrease a month earlier. Annual average growth notched down to 1.5% from 2.0%.
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect industrial output to expand 1.7% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2020, panelists project industrial output growth at 1.4%.
France - Industry Data
|Industrial Production (annual variation in %)||-0.8||-1.0||1.5||0.3||2.4|
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Source: National Institute of Statistics and FocusEconomics calculations.
|Bond Yield||0.66||0.46 %||Jan 21|
|Exchange Rate||1.14||0.65 %||Jan 21|
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