France Capacity Utilization  Forecast


Capacity Utilization in France is expected to be 84.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Capacity Utilization in France to stand at 84.68 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Capacity Utilization is projected to trend around 87.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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France Business Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Business Confidence 110 103 104 104 104 108
Manufacturing PMI 56.1 51.9 52.4 53.2 53.14 52.8
Services PMI 57 53.4 55.5 55.5 52.96 54
Composite Pmi 57.1 54.2 56.2 56.2 54.63 53.1
Industrial Production 1.1 1.4 1.5 1.5 0.66 2.3
Industrial Production Mom -0.3 0.6 -0.3 -0.3 0.5 0.4
Manufacturing Production 1.1 1.7 1.8 1.8 0.51 2.2
Capacity Utilization 84.2 84 84.52 84.62 84.68 87
New Orders -5 -10 -8 -8 -12.28 -6
Bankruptcies 317 375 336 339 342 360
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 35.3 12 14 14 22.61 22
Car Registrations 177169 162700 172400 172400 169316 163500
Changes In Inventories 7305 2358 5168 4566 3993 2224
Competitiveness Index 5.18 5.2 5.25 5.25 5.2 5.34
Competitiveness Rank 22 21 20 20 20 18
Ease of Doing Business 29 28 27 27 35 25
Electricity Production 38794 54804 49158 44390 46418 56542
Corruption Index 69 70 71 71 69 73
Corruption Rank 23 22 21 21 21 19
Steel Production 1135 990 1352 1385 1411 1050
Mining Production -2 1.6 1.4 1.4 -1.34 0.9