Industrial producer prices for products sold in the French market edged 0.1 percent lower from a month earlier in May 2020, after falling 2.9 percent in April, amid a reduced demand due the measures to contain the Covid-19 outbreak. A decline in prices of mining and quarrying products, energy and water (-1.3 percent) was almost offset by the slight rebound in manufactured product prices (0.3 percent). Year-on-year, producer prices slumped 4.1 percent in May, after a 4.5 percent drop in the previous month.

Producer Prices in France averaged 100.75 points from 2015 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 104.40 points in November of 2018 and a record low of 96.50 points in April of 2016. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Producer Prices - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Producer Prices - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020. source: INSEE, France

Producer Prices in France is expected to be 99.82 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices in France to stand at 99.29 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Producer Prices is projected to trend around 103.77 points in 2021 and 105.44 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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France Producer Prices

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
98.50 98.60 104.40 96.50 2015 - 2020 points Monthly
2015=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-03-31 06:45 AM Feb -0.6% -0.1% -0.1% -0.3%
2020-04-30 06:45 AM Mar -1.7% -0.9% -0.6%
2020-05-29 06:45 AM Apr -2.9% -1.7% -0.8%
2020-06-30 06:45 AM May -0.1% -2.9% -0.7%


News Stream
French Producer Prices Edge Down in May
Industrial producer prices for products sold in the French market edged 0.1 percent lower from a month earlier in May 2020, after falling 2.9 percent in April, amid a reduced demand due the measures to contain the Covid-19 outbreak. A decline in prices of mining and quarrying products, energy and water (-1.3 percent) was almost offset by the slight rebound in manufactured product prices (0.3 percent). Year-on-year, producer prices slumped 4.1 percent in May, after a 4.5 percent drop in the previous month.
2020-06-30
French Producer Prices Decline 2.9%
Industrial producer prices for products sold in the French market slumped 2.9 percent from a month earlier in April of 2020, following a 1.7 percent fall in March, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Main decreases were seen in cost of mining and quarrying products, energy and water (-7.1 percent), due to lower demand for electricity, gas and air conditioning and manufactured products (-1.5 percent). Also, cost of refined oil products plunged at a record 34.8 percent. Year-on-year, producer prices dropped 4.7 percent, after a 2.7 percent decrease in the previous month.
2020-05-29
French Producer Prices Fall Sharply
Industrial producer prices for products sold in the French market slumped 1.7 percent from a month earlier in March 2020, following a revised 0.9 percent fall in February, amid an economic slowdown in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. The decline was driven down by manufactured product prices (-2.0 percent vs -0.5 percent) and, to a lesser extent, by those of mining and quarrying products, energy and water. Year-on-year, producer prices dropped 2.7 percent, after a 1.2 percent decrease in the previous month.
2020-04-30
French Producer Prices Fall More than Forecast
Industrial producer prices for products sold in the French market fell 0.6 percent from a month earlier in February 2020, compared to market expectations of a 0.1 percent decline, driven down by manufactured product prices (-0.5 percent vs -0.2 percent in January) such as coke and refined petroleum products (-8.7 percent vs -1.5 percent). In addition prices of mining and quarrying products, energy and water dropped 0.9 percent (vs 0.4 percent in January) due to the fall in prices of electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply.
2020-03-31

France Producer Prices
In France, the Producer Price Index measures the average change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period.