The IHS Markit France Manufacturing PMI dropped to 49.8 in March 2019 from 51.5 in the previous month and well below market expectations of 51.5, a preliminary estimate showed. Output fell at the fastest pace since December and both new orders and outstanding business fell while employment growth slowed. 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 49.80 51.50 58.80 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 48.70 50.20 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 48.70 50.40 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.70 -2.50 12.10 -19.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.30 0.00 4.00 -5.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.90 -2.00 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 374.00 278.00 811.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -11.70 -19.30 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 178948.00 173435.00 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 0.10 0.50 24.50 -27.70 percent [+]
Steel Production 1238.12 1132.45 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 2892.00 3306.00 8401.00 -5825.00 EUR Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.01 77.40 78.01 5.05 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 17.00 18.00 23.00 15.00 [+]
Car Production 2227000.00 2090279.00 3701870.00 1740220.00 Units [+]
Ease of Doing Business 32.00 31.00 38.00 26.00 [+]
Electricity Production 58734.00 56085.00 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 March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49.80 51.50 58.80 42.70 2011 - 2019 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 54.00 Feb/19
Brazil 53.40 Feb/19
Canada 52.60 Feb/19
China 49.90 Feb/19
Euro Area 47.60 Mar/19
France 49.80 Mar/19
Germany 44.70 Mar/19
India 54.30 Feb/19
Indonesia 50.10 Feb/19
Italy 47.70 Feb/19
Japan 48.90 Mar/19
Mexico 52.60 Feb/19
Netherlands 52.70 Feb/19
Russia 50.10 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia 56.60 Feb/19
Singapore 50.40 Feb/19
South Africa 46.20 Feb/19
South Korea 47.20 Feb/19
Spain 49.90 Feb/19
Switzerland 55.40 Feb/19
Turkey 46.40 Feb/19
United Kingdom 52.00 Feb/19
United States 52.50 Mar/19


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