France Composite PMI  2012-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The IHS Markit Composite PMI for France edged down to 60 in December of 2017 from 60.3 in November which was the highest in six-and-a-half years. Figures came above market expectations of 59.4, preliminary estimates showed. Services rose at a slower pace (59.4 from 60.4) while manufacturing growth accelerated (59.3 from 57.7). Still, private sector companies maintained a strongly optimistic outlook regarding their prospects for activity in the coming 12 months. Business confidence improved at both manufacturers and service providers. Composite Pmi in France is reported by Markit Economics.

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France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 112.00 111.00 124.00 67.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 59.30 57.70 59.30 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 59.40 60.40 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 60.00 60.30 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.20 1.00 8.50 -19.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.90 0.80 4.20 -5.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.10 1.10 69.00 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.90 84.20 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders 0.50 0.00 26.00 -65.30 [+]
Bankruptcies 346.00 336.00 810.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 31.80 31.40 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 179246.00 173350.00 247003.00 99444.00 Cars [+]
Internet Speed 10756.57 10015.55 10756.57 3070.86 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 29887339.00 27078127.00 29887339.00 14688459.00 IP [+]
Mining Production -2.00 -2.00 20.40 -26.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 1357.83 1322.11 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 11395.00 8343.00 11395.00 -5965.00 EUR Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.18 5.20 5.21 5.05 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 22.00 21.00 23.00 15.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 31.00 29.00 38.00 26.00 [+]
Electricity Production 41233.00 40375.00 61424.00 31896.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 69.00 70.00 75.00 63.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 23.00 23.00 26.00 18.00 [+]


France Composite PMI

In France, the Markit France Composite Output Index tracks business trends across private sector activity, based on data collected from a representative panel of around 800 companies. The index tracks variables such as sales, new orders, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates expansion in business activity and below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Composite PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Composite PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
60.00 60.30 60.30 41.90 2012 - 2017 Index Points Monthly




composite pmi by Country
Country Last
Brazil 48.90 Nov/17
China 51.60 Nov/17
Euro Area 58.00 Dec/17
France 60.00 Dec/17
Germany 58.70 Dec/17
India 50.30 Nov/17
Italy 56.00 Nov/17
Japan 52.20 Nov/17
Russia 56.30 Nov/17
United Kingdom 54.90 Nov/17
United States 53.00 Dec/17