France's industrial production rose by 0.3% from a month earlier in November 2019, after an upwardly revised 0.5% increase in the prior month and beating market forecasts of a 0.1% gain. Manufacturing output dropped slightly (-0.1% vs 0.6% in October), weighed down by other manufacturing (-1.3% vs 2.1%), mostly pharmaceuticals (-13.3% vs 9.7%) and basic metals & fabricated metal products (-1.5% vs 1.1%). In contrast, gains were recorded in production of coke & refined petroleum products (2.2% vs -12.6%), due to the restart of a refinery which stopped for maintenance for two months; food products & beverages (0.7% vs -0.3%); machinery & equipment goods (0.6% vs -1.3%) and transport equipment (3.1% vs -0.8%). Also, output rebounded for mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management (2.2% vs -0.1%). Year-on-year, industrial activity grew 1.3% after decreasing 0.1% in the prior month.

Industrial Production Mom in France averaged 0.04 percent from 1990 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 4 percent in November of 2005 and a record low of -5 percent in November of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Industrial Production MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: INSEE, France

Industrial Production Mom in France is expected to be -0.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production Mom in France to stand at 0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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France Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.30 0.50 4.00 -5.00 1990 - 2019 percent Monthly

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-10 06:45 AM Aug -0.9% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
2019-11-08 07:45 AM Sep 0.3% -0.9% 0.3% 0.4%
2019-12-10 07:45 AM Oct 0.4% 0.4% 0.2% 0.4%
2020-01-10 07:45 AM Nov 0.3% 0.5% 0.1% 0.3%
2020-02-07 07:45 AM Dec 0.3% 0.6%


News Stream
2019-12-10
French Industrial Output Rises More than Expected
France's industrial production grew by 0.4 percent from a month earlier in October 2019, the same pace as in the previous month and above market expectations of 0.2 percent. Manufacturing production rose by 0.5 percent (vs 0.8 percent in September), boosted by other manufacturing (1.7 percent vs 0.4 percent) such as pharmaceuticals, other manufacturing, repair & installation of machinery & equipment, basic metals & fabricated metal products, wood & paper products, and rubber & plastics products. Meanwhile, there were declines in production of food products & beverages (-0.1 percent vs 1.2 percent), coke & refined petroleum products (-16.8 percent vs -12.6 percent), machinery & equipment goods (-1.0 percent vs 3.9 percent), and transport equipment (-0.9 percent vs -0.3 percent).

2019-11-08
French Industrial Output Rebounds in September
France's industrial production increased 0.3 percent from a month earlier in September 2019, recovering from a 0.9 percent fall in the previous month and in line with market expectations. Manufacturing output rebounded (0.6 percent vs -0.8 percent), particularly machinery & equipment goods (3.8 percent vs -3.2 percent), food products & beverages (1.0 percent vs -0.5 percent) and other manufacturing (0.3 percent vs -0.7 percent). In contrast, production of coke and refined petroleum products (-10.8 percent vs 1.4 percent) and transport equipment (-0.6 percent vs 0.5 percent) dropped. Meantime, mining and quarrying, energy, water supply and waste management output declined further (-1.5 percent vs -1.4 percent).

2019-10-10
French Industrial Output Unexpectedly Falls in August
France's industrial production fell 0.9 percent from a month earlier in August of 2019, reversing a 0.3 percent growth in the previous month and missing market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain. Manufacturing output declined (-0.8 percent vs 0.4 percent in July), particularly machinery & equipment goods (-2.2 percent vs -0.1 percent) and other manufacturing (-1.0 percent vs 0.7 percent) while production slowed for transport equipment (0.5 percent vs 0.7 percent) and for coke & refined petroleum products (1.5 percent vs 5.7 percent). In contrast, food products & beverages output rebounded (0.1 percent vs -1.1 percent). Meantime, a contraction was seen in mining and quarrying, energy, water supply and waste management output (-1.4 percent vs 0.1 percent).

2019-09-10
French Industrial Output Rebounds in July
Industrial production in France rose 0.3 percent from a month earlier in July 2019, after a 2.3 percent fall in June but missing market consensus of a 0.5 percent increase. Manufacturing output went up 0.3 percent, rebounding from a 2.2 percent decline, boosted by transport equipment (0.6 percent from -3.2 percent in June); coke and refined petroleum products (5.5 percent from -9.2 percent); and other manufacturing (0.7 percent from -2.5 percent). Also, mining and quarrying, energy and water production dropped at a softer pace (-0.1 percent from -3 percent).

2019-08-09
French Industrial Output Falls More than Expected
Industrial production in France decreased 2.3 percent from a month earlier in June of 2019, after a downwardly revised 2.0 percent rise in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 1.4 percent fall. Manufacturing activity dropped 2.2 percent, down from a 1.6 percent gain in May, dragged by transport (-3.2 percent vs 2.7 percent in May); coke and refined petroleum products (-8.8 percent vs -0.9 percent); capital goods (-2.2 percent vs -0.1 percent) and other manufacturing (-2.6 percent vs 2.5 percent). In contrast, output rebounded for food products & beverages (0.7 percent vs -0.9 percent). Also, mining and quarrying, energy and water production fell 3.1 percent, after a 4.7 percent jump in May.

2019-07-10
French Industrial Output Growth at 2-1/2-Year High
France's industrial production rose 2.1% from a month earlier in May 2019, the most since November 2016, following an upwardly revised 0.5% increase in the prior month and beating market expectations of a 0.2% gain. Manufacturing activity rebounded (1.6% vs -0.1% in April), boosted by transport (3.3% vs -3.1%), namely Airbus aircraft and automobiles; coke and refined petroleum products (0.4% vs -1.5%) and other manufacturing (2.6% vs 0.3%). In contrast, output fell for food products & beverages (-0.9% vs 1.1%) and machinery & equipment goods (-0.5% vs 0.3%). At the same time, mining and quarrying, energy and water grew faster (4.6% vs 4.0%). Year-on-year, industrial production surged 4%, after a 1.1% gain in the prior month.


France Industrial Production MoM
In France, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 86 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: Food products and beverages (13 percent of total production); machinery and equipment goods (13 percent), of which computer, electronic and optical products (5 percent); basic metals and fabricated metal products (12 percent); other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (12 percent); transport equipment (10 percent); rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products (8 percent); and chemicals and chemical products (6 percent). Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning account for 11 percent of total output, Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation account for 1 percent and Mining and quarrying account also for 1 percent.

France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 100.00 98.00 124.00 66.00 points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.00 50.40 58.80 42.70 points [+]
Services PMI 51.70 52.40 62.90 40.20 points [+]
Composite Pmi 51.50 52.00 60.30 41.90 points [+]
Industrial Production 1.30 -0.10 12.10 -19.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 0.50 4.00 -5.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.20 0.20 68.90 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 83.20 83.20 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders -15.80 -17.90 25.90 -65.20 points [+]
Bankruptcies 257.00 280.00 811.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 10.60 -3.70 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 187399.00 178930.00 248642.00 99444.00 [+]
Internet Speed 10756.57 10015.55 10756.57 3070.86 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 29887339.00 27078127.00 29887339.00 14688459.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 6.50 -0.10 24.50 -27.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 1104.81 1169.75 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 2537.00 2459.00 8684.00 -5730.00 EUR Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.81 78.01 78.81 5.05 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 15.00 17.00 23.00 15.00 [+]
Car Production 2269600.00 2227000.00 3701870.00 1740220.00 Units [+]
Ease of Doing Business 32.00 32.00 38.00 26.00 [+]
Electricity Production 48632.00 43365.00 61424.00 31896.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 69.00 72.00 75.00 63.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 23.00 21.00 26.00 18.00 [+]