The IHS Markit France Services PMI rose to a five-month high of 50.5 in April 2019 from the previous month's 49.1 and in line with preliminary estimates. New business rose for the first time since November of 2018 on the back of improved demand conditions and the rate of job creation accelerated. On the price front, costs continued to rise sharply, despite the rate of inflation easing to its softest for a year and output charges increased at the fastest rate since January. Finally, expectations for a rise in business activity over the coming year reached their strongest for seven months in April. Services PMI in France is reported by Markit Economics.

Services PMI in France is expected to be 50.60 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Services PMI in France to stand at 52.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Services PMI is projected to trend around 54.50 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 101.00 103.00 124.00 66.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.00 49.70 58.80 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 50.50 49.10 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 50.10 48.90 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.90 0.50 12.10 -19.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.90 0.10 4.00 -5.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.50 2.60 68.90 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.40 85.00 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders -12.30 -11.00 26.00 -65.20 Index Points [+]
Bankruptcies 313.00 378.00 811.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -4.20 -1.60 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 175303.00 179002.00 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 8.00 6.40 24.50 -27.70 percent [+]
Steel Production 1382.67 1248.00 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 3899.00 2808.00 8401.00 -5825.00 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 53382.00 53011.00 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 Services PMI

The France Services PMI (Purchasing Managers' Index) is based on data collected from a representative panel of around 400 companies based in the French service sector. The index tracks variables such as sales, employment, inventories and prices. A reading above 50 indicates that the services sector is generally expanding; below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Services PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Services PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
50.50 49.10 62.90 40.20 2008 - 2019 Index Points Monthly




Country Last Previous
Australia 46.50 Apr/19
Brazil 49.90 Apr/19
China 54.50 Apr/19
Euro Area 52.80 Apr/19
France 50.50 Apr/19
Germany 55.70 Apr/19
India 51.00 Apr/19
Italy 50.40 Apr/19
Japan 51.80 Apr/19
Russia 52.60 Apr/19
Spain 53.10 Apr/19
United Kingdom 50.40 Apr/19
United States 53.00 Apr/19


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