The IHS Markit France Manufacturing PMI increased to 50 in April 2019 from 49.7 in March and slightly higher than earlier estimates of 49.6. Manufacturing sector stabilised in April, as output and new orders contracted at a softer pace while employment grew faster compared to the previous month. On the front price, the rate of cost inflation eased for the fifth straight month, as input prices rose at the softest pace since October 2016. Finally, sentiment among French manufacturers towards the business outlook improved to the strongest level in three month. Manufacturing PMI in France is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing PMI in France is expected to be 51.00 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 52.50 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 101.00 103.00 124.00 66.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.00 49.70 58.80 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 50.50 49.10 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 50.10 48.90 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.90 0.50 12.10 -19.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.90 0.10 4.00 -5.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.50 2.60 68.90 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.40 85.00 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders -12.30 -11.00 26.00 -65.20 Index Points [+]
Bankruptcies 313.00 378.00 811.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -4.20 -1.60 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 175303.00 179002.00 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 8.00 6.40 24.50 -27.70 percent [+]
Steel Production 1382.67 1248.00 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 3899.00 2808.00 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 2269600.00 2227000.00 3701870.00 1740220.00 Units [+]
Ease of Doing Business 32.00 31.00 38.00 26.00 [+]
Electricity Production 53382.00 53011.00 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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
50.00 49.70 58.80 42.70 2011 - 2019 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 54.80 Apr/19
Brazil 51.50 Apr/19
Canada 49.70 Apr/19
China 50.20 Apr/19
Euro Area 47.90 Apr/19
France 50.00 Apr/19
Germany 44.40 Apr/19
India 51.80 Apr/19
Indonesia 50.40 Apr/19
Italy 49.10 Apr/19
Japan 50.20 Apr/19
Mexico 50.10 Apr/19
Netherlands 52.00 Apr/19
Russia 51.80 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 56.80 Apr/19
Singapore 50.30 Apr/19
South Africa 47.20 Apr/19
South Korea 50.20 Apr/19
Spain 51.80 Apr/19
Switzerland 48.50 Apr/19
Turkey 46.80 Apr/19
United Kingdom 53.10 Apr/19
United States 52.60 Apr/19


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