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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

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Industrial Production (annual variation in %)-0.8  -1.0  1.5  0.3  2.4  

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

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