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Industrial output falls to an eight-month low in August

Seasonally-adjusted industrial production decreased 0.9% month-on-month in August, contrasting the 0.3% expansion recorded in July. The fall was driven by a contraction in manufacturing output, as well as in mining, quarrying and utilities supply.

On an annual basis, industrial production fell 1.4%, an eight-month low, after seeing no growth in July. Meanwhile, the annual average variation in industrial production decreased to minus 0.1% in August, contrasting the 0.1% increase logged a month prior.

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect industrial output growth at 1.1% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2020, panelists expect industrial output growth at 0.8%, which is unchanged from last month’s projection.

France - Industry Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Industrial Production (annual variation in %)-0.4  -1.2  1.5  0.5  2.3  

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

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