Industry in France
France - Industry
Industrial output ticks higher in July
In seasonally-adjusted terms, industrial output rose 0.7% month-on-month in July, in line with June’s reading. Manufacturing was behind the summertime momentum as transport-equipment and machinery output accelerated.
On an annual basis, industrial output grew steadily from a year earlier, expanding 1.8% in July (June: 1.9% year-on-year). Meanwhile, annual average growth ticked down to 2.5% from 2.7% in June.
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect industrial output to expand 1.1% in 2018, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2019, panelists forecast 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||0.74||0.46 %||Sep 20|
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September 13, 2018
On 13 September, the Statistical Institute (INSEE) confirmed earlier estimates that consumer prices rose 0.5% from a month earlier, contrasting the 0.1% month-on-month contraction observed in July.
September 7, 2018
In seasonally-adjusted terms, industrial output rose 0.7% month-on-month in July, in line with June’s reading.
September 5, 2018
In August, the seasonally-adjusted IHS Markit Composite Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 54.9 from 54.4 a month earlier, signaling another solid expansion of business activity across the private sector.
August 31, 2018
According to preliminary data published by the Statistical Institute (INSEE) on 31 August, consumer prices rose 0.5% from the previous month, contrasting the 0.1% contraction observed in July.
August 28, 2018
The consumer confidence indicator produced by the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) remained unchanged for the third consecutive month at an almost two-year low of 97 points in August.