Industrial production in France tumbled 4.7 percent month-over-month in February 2021, reversing a downwardly revised 3.2 jump in the previous month and missing market forecasts of a 0.5 percent increase. Production shrank in manufacturing (-4.6 percent), in particular machinery and equipment goods (-5.3 percent), food products and beverages (-2.0 percent), transport equipment (-11.4 percent) and other manufacturing (-4.0 percent). However, compared to February 2020, the last month before the first coronavirus lockdown, output was still 6.6 percent lower. source: INSEE, France

Industrial Production Mom in France averaged 0.04 percent from 1990 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 19.20 percent in May of 2020 and a record low of -20.50 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Industrial Production MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Industrial Production MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2021.

Industrial Production Mom in France is expected to be 0.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production Mom in France to stand at 0.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2022 and 0.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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France Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.70 3.20 19.20 -20.50 1990 - 2021 percent Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-08 07:45 AM Nov -0.9% 1.9% -1% -1.6%
2021-02-10 07:45 AM Dec -0.8% -0.7% 0.2% 0.3%
2021-03-10 07:45 AM Jan 3.3% -0.7% 0.5% 0.5%
2021-04-09 06:45 AM Feb -4.7% 3.2% 0.5% 0.7%
2021-05-07 06:45 AM Mar -4.7% 4.2%
2021-06-10 06:45 AM Apr
2021-07-09 06:45 AM May
2021-08-06 06:45 AM Jun


News Stream
France Industrial Production Unexpectedly Sinks
Industrial production in France tumbled 4.7 percent month-over-month in February 2021, reversing a downwardly revised 3.2 jump in the previous month and missing market forecasts of a 0.5 percent increase. Production shrank in manufacturing (-4.6 percent), in particular machinery and equipment goods (-5.3 percent), food products and beverages (-2.0 percent), transport equipment (-11.4 percent) and other manufacturing (-4.0 percent). However, compared to February 2020, the last month before the first coronavirus lockdown, output was still 6.6 percent lower.
2021-04-09
France Industrial Output Growth at 6-Month High
Industrial production in France jumped 3.3 percent month-over-month in January of 2021, rebounding from losses in each of the previous 2 months and beating market forecasts of a 0.5 percent increase. It is the biggest gain in six months. Production rose in manufacturing (3.3 percent), namely manufacture of machinery and equipment goods (8.4 percent), food products and beverages (1.6 percent) and coke and refined petroleum due to the re-opening of several refineries that had been shut down (7.2 percent). However, compared to February 2020, the last month before the first general coronavirus lockdown, output was 1.7 percent lower.
2021-03-10
France Industrial Output Shrinks for 2nd Month
Industrial production in France fell 0.8 percent month-over-month in December of 2020, following a downwardly revised 0.7 percent drop in November and compared to market forecasts of a 0.2 percent rise. Manufacturing went down 1.7 percent, as coke and refined petroleum slumped due to the shutdown of several refineries (-30.5 percent). Other decreases were also seen in manufacture of machinery and equipment goods (-3.5 percent) and manufacture of food products and beverages (-1.8 percent). In contrast, production in mining and quarrying, energy, water supply went up 4.3 percent. Compared to February of 2020, the last month before the first general coronavirus lockdown, output remained 4.9 percent lower.
2021-02-10
French Industrial Output Falls For 1st Time Since April
France's industrial production dropped 0.9 percent from a month earlier in November 2020, following an upwardly revised 1.9 percent growth in the previous month and remaining broadly in line with market expectations of a 1.0 percent decline. It was the first month of output contraction since April's record slump. Output decreased sharply in mining and quarrying, energy, water supply (-8.5 percent vs 8.3 percent in October) and more moderately in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum (-3.3 percent after 11.8 percent). Meanwhile, output rose for machinery and equipment goods (1.4 percent vs 0.6 percent), transport equipment (1.6 percent vs -1.2 percent), food products and beverages (0.8 percent vs -0.3 percent), and other manufacturing (0.1 percent vs 1.4 percent).
2021-01-08

France Industrial Production MoM
In France, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 86 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: Food products and beverages (13 percent of total production); machinery and equipment goods (13 percent), of which computer, electronic and optical products (5 percent); basic metals and fabricated metal products (12 percent); other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (12 percent); transport equipment (10 percent); rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products (8 percent); and chemicals and chemical products (6 percent). Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning account for 11 percent of total output, Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation account for 1 percent and Mining and quarrying account also for 1 percent.