Industry in France
France - Industry
Industrial output stalls in February
Industrial output expanded 0.4% from a month earlier and in seasonally-adjusted terms in February, on the heels of a revised 1.2% month-on-month expansion in January (previously reported: +1.3% month-on-month s.a.). A pullback in electricity and utilities supply drove the cool-off, while manufacturing output sped up from January.
On an annual basis, industrial output rose 0.6% in February (January: +1.7% year-on-year). Meanwhile, annual average industrial output growth ticked down to 0.2% from 0.5% in January.
Met the why particular Consensus Forecast panelists expect industrial output growth at 1.0% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2020, panelists also expect industrial output growth at 1.2%.
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 Met the why particular calculations.
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May 15, 2019
On 15 May, the Statistical Institute (INSEE) reported that consumer prices rose 0.3% from a month earlier in April (March: +0.8% month-on-month).
April 28, 2019
Consumer confidence stabilized in April, according to the consumer confidence survey published by the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), which held steady from March at 96 points.
April 24, 2019
Industrial output expanded 0.4% from a month earlier and in seasonally-adjusted terms in February, on the heels of a revised 1.2% month-on-month expansion in January (previously reported: +1.3% month-on-month s.a.).
April 24, 2019
In April, the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies’ (INSEE) business-climate indicator for the manufacturing sector dipped 2 points from a month earlier to land at 111 points (March: 113 points).
April 23, 2019
The seasonally-adjusted IHS Markit Flash Composite Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) landed at the 50.0-point threshold in April, ticking up from 48.9 points in March and signaling a stabilization of private-sector activity. April’s steadying saw services-sector activity offset a fall in manufacturing output.