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In February 2016, manufacturing output fell back (-0.9%)

Warnings: Please note: all the series are seasonally (SA) and working-day adjusted (WDA).

The commentary shows variations of subsections by decreasing contribution. The contribution of a subsection depends on the extent of the change and on its weight.

In February 2016, output fell back in the manufacturing industry (-0.9% after +0.4% in January), as well as in the industry as a whole (-1.0% after +1.0% in January).

Manufacturing output was virtually stable over the last three months (-0.1%)

Over the last three months, output was virtually stable in the manufacturing sector (-0.1% q-o-q), but diminished in the overall industry (-0.7%).

Output fell steeply in the mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management (-4.5%) and in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (-3.3%). It decreased more moderatly in the manufacture of food products and beverages (-1.0%) and tumbled in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (-8.2%). Conversely, it grew in other manufacturing (+0.9%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+1.2%).

Over one year, manufacturing output increased (+1.5%)

Manufacturing output of the last three months improved compared to the same months of the previous year (+1.5%, y-o-y). Overall industrial output also increased (+0.6% y-o-y).

Over the same period, manufacturing output grew markedly in other manufacturing (+2.0%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+2.1%). It went up more moderately in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+0.5%) and in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment (+0.3%). On the contrary, it dropped dramatically in mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management (-5.2%) and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (-5.8%).

Monthly Industrial Production Indices

Monthly Industrial Production Indices

Legend: CZ: Manufacturing - (C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages - (C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment - (C4): Manufacture of transport equipment - (C5): Other manufacturing

Sources: INSEE, SSP, SOeS

Variation of the Industrial Production
2010 based, SA-WDA changes in %
(1) Last three months / previous three months
(2) Last three months / same three months of previous year
The codes correspond to the level of aggregation A 10 (A 17) of the "NA" aggregated classification based on the French classification of activities NAF rev.2.
Sources: INSEE, SSP, SOeS
NA : A10, (A17) Feb. / Jan. Jan. / Dec. Q-o-Q change (1) Year on year change (2)
BE: INDUSTRY –1.0 1.0 –0.7 0.6
CZ: Manufacturing –0.9 0.4 –0.1 1.5
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 0.7 0.3 –1.0 0.5
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products –4.0 2.2 –8.2 –5.8
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1.2 –0.6 –3.3 0.3
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment –2.4 7.6 1.2 2.1
(C5): Other manufacturing –1.6 –0.8 0.9 2.0
DE: Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management –1.6 5.0 –4.5 –5.2
FZ: CONSTRUCTION –6.0 4.5 –1.8 –2.9
Variation of the Industrial Production
2010 based, SA-WDA changes in %
(1) n.e.c.: not elsewhere classifiable
(2) Main industrial groupings: definition in Commission regulation EC of June 14th 2007
Sources: INSEE, SSP, SOeS
NA : A10, (A17), [A38 ou A64] Feb. 2016 Feb. / Jan. Jan. / Dec. Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 101.2 –1.0 1.0 –0.7
CZ: Manufacturing 102.5 –0.9 0.4 –0.1
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 102.2 0.7 0.3 –1.0
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 83.9 –4.0 2.2 –8.2
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 100.7 1.2 –0.6 –3.3
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 102.3 1.6 –2.6 –7.1
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 88.2 –0.6 2.4 –0.3
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 106.3 1.7 0.0 –0.7
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 112.0 –2.4 7.6 1.2
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 101.6 2.6 2.8 1.4
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 122.2 –6.2 11.6 1.1
(C5): Other manufacturing 101.5 –1.6 –0.8 0.9
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 97.8 3.6 –5.0 –1.9
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 87.1 –1.4 0.6 0.4
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 118.5 –0.4 0.6 3.4
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 105.5 –6.7 –6.6 0.9
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 96.5 –2.1 2.8 0.5
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 95.8 –1.1 0.5 0.5
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 105.1 –0.8 –1.5 0.8
DE: Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 93.2 –1.6 5.0 –4.5
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 91.9 –1.5 –0.2 –0.6
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 92.1 –1.4 6.5 –5.5
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 103.5 –2.7 –1.4 0.2
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 83.1 –6.0 4.5 –1.8
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 106.0 –0.7 2.0 –0.1
Intermediate goods 98.6 –0.7 0.1 0.6
Consumer durables 101.6 –1.1 –1.2 –4.4
Consumer non-durables 103.5 –1.6 –1.3 –0.3
Energy 92.6 –1.6 5.3 –4.9

In February 2016, output went down further in other manufacturing (-1.6% after -0.8%)

Output declined in almost all the branches within “other manufacturing” substantially in pharmaceuticals (-6.7% after -6.6%) and more moderately in the manufacture of rubber and plastics products, etc. (-2.1%), that of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment (-1.1%), in other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment (-0.8%), in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (-1.4%) and in chemicals (-0.4%). However, output recovered in the manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel (+3,6%).

Output fell back in the manufacture of transport equipment (-2.4% after +7.6%)

Output fell back in the manufacture of other transport equipment (-6.2%) after a sharp rise in January (+11.6%). Conversely, it continued to grow in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (+2.6% after +2.8%).

Output faltered in mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management (-1.6% after +5.0%)

Output shrank in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply (-1.4% after +6.5%) as well as in water supply and sanitation (-2.7% after -1.4%).

Output declined in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (-4.0% after +2.2%).

Output slipped back in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (-4.0%).

Output picked up in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+1.2% after -0.6%)

Output bounced back in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+1.7%) and in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (+1.6%). Conversely, it declined in the manufacture of electrical equipment (-0.6%).

Output went up again in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+0.7% after +0.3%)

Output increased again in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+0.7% after +0.3%), in particular in the manufacture of beverages.

Revisions for January 2016

Measure of variations' revisions
(in percentage points)
How to read it: in the manufacturing sector, the SA-WDA variation between December 2015 and January 2016 has been revised downwards by -0.42 points: -0.05 due to the revision of the raw serie and -0.37 to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
Sources: INSEE, SSP, SOeS
Jan. / Dec. Dec. / Nov. Nov. / Oct. Q4 2015 / Q3 2015 2015 / 2014
Industry (BE) –0.35 –0.14 –0.12 –0.02 –0.11
raw serie –0.01 –0.15 0.02 –0.10 –0.12
SA-WDA coefficient –0.34 0.01 –0.14 0.08 0.01
Manufacturing (CZ) –0.42 –0.16 –0.12 –0.10 –0.12
raw serie –0.05 –0.18 0.00 –0.09 –0.11
SA-WDA coefficient –0.37 0.02 –0.12 –0.01 –0.01

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