The IHS Markit France Manufacturing PMI dropped to 49.1 in November 2020 from 51.3 in the previous month and below market expectations of 50.1, a preliminary estimate showed. The latest reading pointed to the sharpest contraction in the factory sector since May, amid fresh coronavirus restrictions on the back of a resurgence of cases. Output shrank at the fastest pace in six months, export sales decline and factories continued to cut their staff. On the price front, input cost increased and output charges continued to rise at a modest rate. source: Markit Economics
Manufacturing PMI in France averaged 49.84 points from 2011 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 58.80 points in December of 2017 and a record low of 31.50 points in April of 2020. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.
Manufacturing PMI in France is expected to be 50.60 points 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 53.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 52.90 points in 2021 and 54.00 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.