The IHS Markit France Manufacturing PMI increased to 51.4 in February 2019 from 51.2 in January and beating market consensus of 51. The reading pointed to the strongest expansion in factory activity since September, as output advanced at the fastest pace in five months and new orders rose for the first time in four months. Also, the job creation rate posted a modest workforce expansion. On the price front, input cost inflation advanced at the softest pace in over a year-and-a-half while output prices recorded a solid rise. Finally, sentiment among French manufacturers towards the business outlook declined. Manufacturing PMI in France is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing PMI in France is expected to be 50.90 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in France to stand at 52.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 54.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 103.00 103.00 124.00 66.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.40 51.20 58.80 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 49.80 47.80 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 49.90 48.20 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.40 -2.20 12.10 -19.30 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.80 -1.50 4.00 -4.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.00 -2.30 68.90 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 85.00 85.20 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders -12.60 -12.20 26.00 -65.20 Index Points [+]
Bankruptcies 278.00 407.00 811.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -19.30 -23.70 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 173435.00 162340.00 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 -0.40 -3.10 24.50 -27.00 percent [+]
Steel Production 1132.45 1352.20 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 2577.00 2533.00 8505.00 -5843.00 EUR Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.01 77.40 78.01 5.05 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 17.00 18.00 23.00 15.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 32.00 31.00 38.00 26.00 [+]
Electricity Production 56085.00 48906.00 61424.00 31896.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 72.00 70.00 75.00 63.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 21.00 23.00 26.00 18.00 [+]


France Manufacturing PMI

In France, the Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 400 industrial companies. The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index is based on five individual indexes with the following weights: New Orders (30 percent), Output (25 percent), Employment (20 percent), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15 percent) and Stock of Items Purchased (10 percent), with the Delivery Times index inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51.40 51.20 58.80 42.70 2011 - 2019 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 52.50 Jan/19
Brazil 52.70 Jan/19
Canada 53.00 Jan/19
China 48.30 Jan/19
Euro Area 49.20 Feb/19
France 51.40 Feb/19
Germany 47.60 Feb/19
India 53.90 Jan/19
Indonesia 49.90 Jan/19
Italy 47.80 Jan/19
Japan 48.50 Feb/19
Mexico 50.90 Jan/19
Netherlands 55.10 Jan/19
Russia 50.90 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia 56.20 Jan/19
Singapore 50.70 Jan/19
South Africa 49.90 Jan/19
South Korea 48.30 Jan/19
Spain 52.40 Jan/19
Switzerland 54.30 Jan/19
Turkey 44.20 Jan/19
United Kingdom 52.80 Jan/19
United States 53.70 Feb/19


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