The IHS Markit France Manufacturing PMI rose to 51.1 in August of 2019 from 49.7 in the previous month and above preliminary estimates of 51. Both output and new orders rebounded while employment and purchasing activity ticked up slightly. On the price front, input cost increased modestly, following a decline in July; while output cost rose for the 34th straight month. Finally, business confidence towards output over the coming 12 months was stronger than in July, but remained historically subdued. Manufacturing PMI in France is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing PMI in France is expected to be 51.50 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in France to stand at 52.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 54.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 102.00 101.00 124.00 66.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.10 49.70 58.80 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 53.40 52.60 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 52.90 51.90 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.20 -0.10 12.10 -19.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 -2.30 4.00 -5.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.30 -0.70 68.90 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 83.40 84.40 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders -13.60 -15.60 25.90 -65.20 Index Points [+]
Bankruptcies 265.00 294.00 811.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -42.30 -19.50 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 209295.00 175708.00 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 -2.00 2.20 24.50 -27.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 1330.00 1310.26 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 3286.00 4083.00 8612.00 -5722.00 EUR Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.01 77.40 78.01 5.05 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 17.00 18.00 23.00 15.00 [+]
Car Production 2269600.00 2227000.00 3701870.00 1740220.00 Units [+]
Ease of Doing Business 32.00 31.00 38.00 26.00 [+]
Electricity Production 42885.00 42424.00 61424.00 31896.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 72.00 70.00 75.00 63.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 21.00 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51.10 49.70 58.80 42.70 2011 - 2019 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 53.10 Aug/19
Brazil 52.50 Aug/19
Canada 49.10 Aug/19
China 50.40 Aug/19
Euro Area 47.00 Aug/19
France 51.10 Aug/19
Germany 43.50 Aug/19
India 51.40 Aug/19
Indonesia 49.00 Aug/19
Italy 48.70 Aug/19
Japan 49.30 Aug/19
Mexico 49.00 Aug/19
Netherlands 51.60 Aug/19
Russia 49.10 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia 57.00 Aug/19
Singapore 49.90 Aug/19
South Africa 45.70 Aug/19
South Korea 49.00 Aug/19
Spain 48.80 Aug/19
Switzerland 47.20 Aug/19
Turkey 48.00 Aug/19
United Kingdom 47.40 Aug/19
United States 50.30 Aug/19


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