Industry in France
France - Industry
Industrial output rebounds in December
In seasonally-adjusted terms, industrial output expanded 0.8% in December, contrasting a revised 1.5% month-on-month contraction in November (previously reported: -1.3% month-on-month s.a.). December’s reading was driven primarily by a rebound in manufacturing output.
On an annual basis, industrial output fell 1.4% in December (November: -2.2% year-on-year). Meanwhile, annual average industrial output growth moderated from 1.1% in November to 0.7%.
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect industrial output growth at 1.3% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2020, panelists also expect industrial output growth at 1.3%.
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||0.40||0.46 %||Mar 11|
|Exchange Rate||1.12||0.65 %||Mar 11|
|Stock Market||5,266||-0.29 %||Mar 11|
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February 26, 2019
Consumer confidence continued its recovery in February, according to the consumer confidence survey published by the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), which climbed 3 points from January to land at 95 points.
February 25, 2019
In February, the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies’ (INSEE) business-climate indicator for the manufacturing sector was stable from a month earlier at 103 points.
February 21, 2019
On 21 February, the Statistical Institute (INSEE) reported that consumer prices fell 0.4% from a month earlier in January (December: +0.0% month-on-month).
February 8, 2019
In seasonally-adjusted terms, industrial output expanded 0.8% in December, contrasting a revised 1.5% month-on-month contraction in November (previously reported: -1.3% month-on-month s.a.).
February 5, 2019
In January, the seasonally-adjusted IHS Markit Composite Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 48.2 from 48.7 a month earlier, landing below the 50.0-point threshold and signaling a contraction in private-sector activity. January’s reading reflected weaker services-sector activity, although it was unclear whether these disruptions were brought on by the ‘gilets jaunes’ protests.