France Manufacturing PMI  2011-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The IHS Markit Manufacturing PMI for France increased to 58.8 in December of 2017 from 57.7 in November, and slightly below preliminary estimates of 59.3. The reading pointed to the fastest expansion in manufacturing activity since September of 2000. New orders rose the most in 7 years, which, in turn, contributed to the highest increases in output and employment since 2000. Meantime, purchasing activity accelerated and unfinished work accumulated to the sharpest level in over eleven years. On the price front, inflationary pressures eased slightly, but remained strong overall. Finally, business confidence was the strongest since the series began in July of 2012, amid reports of higher capital investment. Manufacturing PMI in France is reported by Markit Economics.

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France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 112.00 113.00 124.00 67.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 58.80 57.70 58.80 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 59.10 60.40 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 59.60 60.30 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.50 5.50 8.50 -19.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.50 1.70 4.20 -4.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.00 7.00 69.00 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.90 84.20 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders -0.70 0.70 26.00 -65.30 Index Points [+]
Bankruptcies 303.00 346.00 810.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 31.80 31.40 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 184553.00 179246.00 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 2.80 4.60 20.30 -26.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 1199.25 1357.83 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 12328.00 9139.00 12328.00 -5968.00 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 Manufacturing PMI

In France, the Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 400 industrial companies. The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index is based on five individual indexes with the following weights: New Orders (30 percent), Output (25 percent), Employment (20 percent), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15 percent) and Stock of Items Purchased (10 percent), with the Delivery Times index inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
58.80 57.70 58.80 42.70 2011 - 2017 Monthly
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manufacturing pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 56.20 Dec/17
Brazil 52.40 Dec/17
Canada 54.70 Dec/17
China 51.50 Dec/17
Euro Area 60.60 Dec/17
France 58.80 Dec/17
Germany 63.30 Dec/17
India 54.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 49.30 Dec/17
Italy 57.40 Dec/17
Japan 54.00 Dec/17
Mexico 51.70 Dec/17
Netherlands 62.20 Dec/17
Russia 52.00 Dec/17
South Korea 49.90 Dec/17
Spain 55.80 Dec/17
Switzerland 65.20 Dec/17
Turkey 54.90 Dec/17
United Kingdom 56.30 Dec/17
United States 55.10 Dec/17


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