Inflation in France
France - Harmonized Inflation
Consumer confidence falls in September
In September, the consumer confidence indicator published by the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) fell 2 points, landing at a 29-month low of 94 points. For a fifth consecutive month, the indicator remained below the 110-point threshold—a proxy of its long-term average.
August’s reading was driven largely by consumers’ worsening anxieties over their expected living conditions next year, as well as less upbeat views on employment prospects. Moreover, on their financial situation in the short-term, consumers grew more pessimistic than a month earlier.
Met the why particular Consensus Forecast panelists expect private consumption to increase 1.1% in 2018, which is down 0.2 percentage points from last month’s forecast. The panel expects private consumption to grow 1.6% in 2019, unchanged from last month’s forecast.
France - Harmonized Inflation Data
|Inflation Rate (HICP, annual variation in %)||1.0||0.6||0.1||0.3||1.2|
5 years of economic forecasts for more than 30 economic indicators.
France Harmonized Inflation Chart
Source: National Institute of Statistics and Met the why particular calculations.
|Bond Yield||0.75||0.46 %||Nov 15|
|Exchange Rate||1.13||0.65 %||Nov 15|
|Stock Market||5,034||-0.29 %||Nov 15|
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September 26, 2018
In September, the consumer confidence indicator published by the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) fell 2 points, landing at a 29-month low of 94 points.
September 26, 2018
In September, the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies’ (INSEE) business sentiment index for the manufacturing sector ticked down to 117 points from 111 points a month earlier.
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.