France Manufacturing PMI  2011-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The IHS Markit France Manufacturing PMI was revised down to 56.1 in October of 2017 from a preliminary estimate of 56.7, matching September's figure of 56.1, final data showed. Still, it remains the highest reading since April of 2011, mainly driven by a rise in new business, new export orders, production and employment. Despite this, the amount of unfinished work continued to accumulate at a marked pace, and to the greatest degree since December 2010. On the other hand, inflationary pressures intensified for both input and output amid higher raw material prices. Finally, firms remained optimistic that output will increase over the coming 12 months. Manufacturing PMI in France is reported by Markit Economics.

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France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 111.00 111.00 124.00 67.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.10 56.10 57.50 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 57.30 57.00 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 57.40 57.10 57.40 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.20 1.00 8.50 -19.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.60 -0.20 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 -0.20 -0.20 26.00 -65.30 [+]
Bankruptcies 346.00 336.00 810.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 31.40 29.70 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 173350.00 174207.00 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 1322.11 1134.88 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 11030.00 8223.00 11030.00 -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 40375.00 38794.00 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
56.10 56.10 57.50 42.70 2011 - 2017 Monthly
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manufacturing pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 51.10 Oct/17
Brazil 51.20 Oct/17
Canada 54.30 Oct/17
China 51.00 Oct/17
Euro Area 58.50 Oct/17
France 56.10 Oct/17
Germany 60.60 Oct/17
India 50.30 Oct/17
Indonesia 50.10 Oct/17
Italy 57.80 Oct/17
Japan 52.80 Oct/17
Mexico 49.20 Oct/17
Netherlands 60.40 Oct/17
Russia 51.10 Oct/17
South Korea 50.20 Oct/17
Spain 55.80 Oct/17
Switzerland 62.00 Oct/17
Turkey 52.80 Oct/17
United Kingdom 56.30 Oct/17
United States 54.60 Oct/17