French industrial production fell by 1.8 percent month-over-month in September 2018, after a downwardly revised 0.2 percent rise in August and worse than market consensus of a 0.3 percent drop. It was the largest decline in industrial activity since January, as output fell 2.1 percent for manufacturing output (vs a 0.4 percent gain in August), driven by production of food products & beverages (-1.4 percent vs 0.5 percent) and machinery & equipment goods (-3.5 percent vs 1.1 percent); while manufacturing of transport equipment dropped further (-3.8 percent vs -3.1 percent). Contrarily, production rebounded for coke & refined oil products (0.9 percent vs -1.3 percent) and increased for construction activity (3.8 percent, after showing no growth in the prior month). In addition, output declined less for mining and quarrying, energy, water supply, waste management (-0.1 percent vs -1.3 percent). Industrial Production Mom in France averaged 0.04 percent from 1990 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 4 percent in November of 2005 and a record low of -4.90 percent in November of 2008.

Industrial Production Mom in France is expected to be 0.40 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 0.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-07 06:45 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.7% 0.7% 0.2% 0.5%
2018-10-10 06:45 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.3% 0.8% 0.1% 0.5%
2018-11-09 07:45 AM Industrial Production MoM -1.8% 0.2% -0.3% 0.1%
2018-12-07 07:45 AM Industrial Production MoM -1.8% 1.1%


France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 104.00 107.00 124.00 66.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.20 52.50 58.80 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 55.30 54.80 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 54.10 54.00 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.10 1.50 12.10 -19.30 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.80 0.20 4.00 -4.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.00 1.80 68.90 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 85.20 85.00 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders -11.50 -5.30 26.00 -65.20 Index Points [+]
Bankruptcies 299.00 304.00 811.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -20.00 -11.70 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 170757.00 160318.00 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 4.70 7.30 24.50 -27.00 percent [+]
Steel Production 1341.16 944.07 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 3592.00 4696.00 8477.00 -5851.00 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 40836.00 39273.00 61424.00 31896.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 70.00 69.00 75.00 63.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 23.00 23.00 26.00 18.00 [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.80 0.20 4.00 -4.90 1990 - 2018 percent Monthly




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Argentina 0.60 Oct/15
Australia 0.20 Jun/18
Brazil -1.80 Sep/18
Canada 0.14 Aug/18
China 0.48 Oct/18
Euro Area -0.30 Sep/18
France -1.80 Sep/18
Germany 0.20 Sep/18
India 0.60 Sep/18
Indonesia -0.50 Sep/18
Italy -0.20 Sep/18
Japan -0.40 Sep/18
Mexico 1.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 1.30 Sep/18
Russia 5.80 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 0.59 Mar/18
Singapore -4.90 Sep/18
South Africa -1.00 Sep/18
South Korea -2.50 Sep/18
Spain -0.70 Sep/18
Turkey -2.70 Sep/18
United Kingdom 0.00 Sep/18
United States 0.10 Oct/18


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