French industrial production increased by 1.2 percent month-over-month in October 2018, following a downwardly revised 1.6 percent gain in the previous month and above market expectations of a 0.7 percent rise. It was the biggest gain in industrial activity since February, as output rebounded for manufacturing (1.4 percent from -1.9 percent in September), boosted by production of food products & beverages (0.7 percent from -1.7 percent); machinery & equipment goods (3.9 percent from -3.9 percent); transport equipment (0.5 percent from -2.5 percent); and other manufacturing (1.2 percent from -1.3 percent). Also, output advanced for mining and quarrying, energy, water supply, waste management (0.3 percent after a flat reading. On the other hand, production of coke & refined oil products dropped (-1.8 percent from 0.8 percent) and construction activity (-5.9 percent from 3.6 percent). Industrial Production Mom in France averaged 0.05 percent from 1990 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 4 percent in November of 2005 and a record low of -4.80 percent in November of 2008.

Industrial Production Mom in France is expected to be 0.40 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 0.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-07 06:45 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.7% 0.7% 0.2% 0.5%
2018-10-10 06:45 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.3% 0.8% 0.1% 0.5%
2018-11-09 07:45 AM Industrial Production MoM -1.8% 0.2% -0.3% 0.1%
2018-12-07 07:45 AM Industrial Production MoM 1.2% -1.6% 0.7% 1.1%
2019-01-06 07:45 AM Industrial Production MoM 1.2%
2019-02-08 07:45 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.40%
2019-03-08 07:45 AM Industrial Production MoM


France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 105.00 104.00 124.00 66.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.70 50.80 58.80 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 49.60 55.10 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 49.30 54.20 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.70 -1.00 12.10 -19.30 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.20 -1.60 4.00 -4.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.30 -0.80 68.90 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 85.20 85.00 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders -12.10 -11.80 26.00 -65.20 Index Points [+]
Bankruptcies 328.00 299.00 811.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -28.30 -20.00 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 173573.00 170757.00 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 3.10 6.00 24.50 -27.00 percent [+]
Steel Production 1308.99 1341.16 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 3229.00 4661.00 8445.00 -5851.00 EUR Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.01 77.40 78.01 5.05 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 17.00 18.00 23.00 15.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 32.00 31.00 38.00 26.00 [+]
Electricity Production 44439.00 40836.00 61424.00 31896.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 70.00 69.00 75.00 63.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 23.00 23.00 26.00 18.00 [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 -1.60 4.00 -4.80 1990 - 2018 percent Monthly




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Canada 0.14 Aug/18
China 0.36 Nov/18
Euro Area 0.20 Oct/18
France 1.20 Oct/18
Germany -0.50 Oct/18
India 3.00 Oct/18
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Italy 0.10 Oct/18
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Russia 5.80 Oct/18
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Singapore 2.00 Oct/18
South Africa 1.10 Oct/18
South Korea 1.00 Oct/18
Spain 1.20 Oct/18
Turkey -2.70 Sep/18
United Kingdom -0.60 Oct/18
United States 0.60 Nov/18


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