Industrial production in France fell 0.8 percent month-over-month in December of 2020, following a downwardly revised 0.7 percent drop in November and compared to market forecasts of a 0.2 percent rise. Manufacturing went down 1.7 percent, as coke and refined petroleum slumped due to the shutdown of several refineries (-30.5 percent). Other decreases were also seen in manufacture of machinery and equipment goods (-3.5 percent) and manufacture of food products and beverages (-1.8 percent). In contrast, production in mining and quarrying, energy, water supply went up 4.3 percent. Compared to February of 2020, the last month before the first general coronavirus lockdown, output remained 4.9 percent lower. source: INSEE, France

Industrial Production Mom in France averaged 0.05 percent from 1990 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 20 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -20.70 percent in April of 2020. 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. France Industrial Production MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.

Industrial Production Mom in France is expected to be 1.00 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 0.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2022 and 0.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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France Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.80 -0.70 20.00 -20.70 1990 - 2020 percent Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-10 07:45 AM Sep 1.4% 1.1% 0.8% 0.8%
2020-12-10 07:45 AM Oct 1.6% 1.6% 0.4% 0.6%
2021-01-08 07:45 AM Nov -0.9% 1.9% -1% -1.6%
2021-02-10 07:45 AM Dec -0.8% -0.7% 0.2% 0.3%
2021-03-10 07:45 AM Jan -0.8% 0.5% 0.5%
2021-04-09 06:45 AM Feb
2021-05-07 06:45 AM Mar
2021-06-10 06:45 AM Apr


News Stream
France Industrial Output Shrinks for 2nd Month
Industrial production in France fell 0.8 percent month-over-month in December of 2020, following a downwardly revised 0.7 percent drop in November and compared to market forecasts of a 0.2 percent rise. Manufacturing went down 1.7 percent, as coke and refined petroleum slumped due to the shutdown of several refineries (-30.5 percent). Other decreases were also seen in manufacture of machinery and equipment goods (-3.5 percent) and manufacture of food products and beverages (-1.8 percent). In contrast, production in mining and quarrying, energy, water supply went up 4.3 percent. Compared to February of 2020, the last month before the first general coronavirus lockdown, output remained 4.9 percent lower.
2021-02-10
French Industrial Output Falls For 1st Time Since April
France's industrial production dropped 0.9 percent from a month earlier in November 2020, following an upwardly revised 1.9 percent growth in the previous month and remaining broadly in line with market expectations of a 1.0 percent decline. It was the first month of output contraction since April's record slump. Output decreased sharply in mining and quarrying, energy, water supply (-8.5 percent vs 8.3 percent in October) and more moderately in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum (-3.3 percent after 11.8 percent). Meanwhile, output rose for machinery and equipment goods (1.4 percent vs 0.6 percent), transport equipment (1.6 percent vs -1.2 percent), food products and beverages (0.8 percent vs -0.3 percent), and other manufacturing (0.1 percent vs 1.4 percent).
2021-01-08
France Industrial Output Rises More than Expected
Industrial production in France increased 1.6 percent month-over-month in October of 2020, the same as an upwardly revised 1.6 percent rise in September and well above forecasts of 0.4 percent. Output bounced back in mining and quarrying, energy, water supply (7.9 percent vs -2.7 percent) but slowed in manufacturing (0.5 percent vs 2.3 percent), mainly due to falls in transport equipment and food and beverages. Still, industrial production remains 3.6 percent below the February level, before the coronavirus pandemic. Year-on-year, industrial production sank 4.2 percent.
2020-12-10
France Industrial Output Expands for 5th Month
Industrial production in France increased 1.4 percent month-over-month in September of 2020, higher than a downwardly revised 1.1 percent rise in August and better than market forecasts of 0.8 percent. Figures showed the industrial sector increased for a 5th consecutive month after a record 20.7 percent drop in April but it is still 5.1 percent below the pre-pandemic level in February. Manufacturing increased 2.2 percent, with transport equipment jumping 8.8 percent. Meanwhile, mining and utilities shrank 2.8 percent.
2020-11-10

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.