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In July 2014, manufacturing output decreased slightly (–0.3%)

In July 2014, manufacturing output went down slightly (–0.3%), after an increase in June (+1.6%). Output increased slightly in industrial production as a whole (+0.2%, after +1.2% in June 2014).

Manufacturing output decreased by 1.5% over the last three months…

During the last three months (q-o-q), output weakened in the manufacturing sector (–1.5%) as well as in industry as a whole (–0.6%).

Output declined in other manufacturing (–1.6%), in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–1.7%), in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–1.3%) as well as in the manufacture of transport equipment (–0.7%). Output declined once again in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–9.0%).

… and by 0.9% over the year.

Manufacturing output went down by 0.9% (y-o-y).

Output decreased in other manufacturing (–0.7%) and in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–2.2%). It declined moderately in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–0.8%). On contrary, output increased in the manufacture of transport equipment (+1.9%). Output plummeted in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–15.6%).

Please note: all the series are adjusted for seasonal variations (SA) and the number of working days (WDA).

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" aggregate classification based on NAF rev.2.
Sources: INSEE, SSP, SOeS
NA : A10, (A17) July / June June / May Q-o-Q change (1) Year on year change (2)
BE: INDUSTRY 0.2 1.2 –0.6 –1.4
CZ: Manufacturing –0.3 1.6 –1.5 –0.9
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages –0.3 0.0 –1.3 –0.8
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 2.4 –2.7 –9.0 –15.6
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1.1 2.0 –1.7 –2.2
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment –0.4 5.0 –0.7 1.9
(C5): Other manufacturing –0.5 1.2 –1.6 –0.7
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 1.8 –0.1 4.2 –3.3
FZ: CONSTRUCTION –1.5 1.1 –0.6 –1.2
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 or A64] July 2014 July / June June / May Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 98.2 0.2 1.2 –0.6
CZ: Manufacturing 98.5 –0.3 1.6 –1.5
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 98.3 –0.3 0.0 –1.3
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 77.6 2.4 –2.7 –9.0
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 100.2 1.1 2.0 –1.7
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 105.4 2.3 1.3 –0.8
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 91.6 1.6 0.2 –5.5
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 102.4 0.2 3.2 –0.1
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 105.0 –0.4 5.0 –0.7
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 87.8 –3.4 2.1 –1.0
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 124.4 2.1 7.7 –0.3
(C5): Other manufacturing 97.6 –0.5 1.2 –1.6
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 95.5 0.5 1.8 –4.1
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 88.8 –0.3 1.5 –0.6
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 112.0 1.4 2.0 –0.3
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 92.7 –1.0 –1.5 –4.3
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 94.5 –1.0 1.5 –1.7
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 95.9 –1.0 2.8 –2.2
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 101.3 –0.9 –0.2 –0.3
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 96.6 1.8 –0.1 4.2
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 86.8 –3.1 2.9 –10.6
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 95.6 2.1 –0.1 6.5
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 107.6 0.9 –0.7 –2.6
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 93.4 –1.5 1.1 –0.6
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 102.3 0.1 2.3 –0.5
Intermediate goods 96.4 –0.1 1.8 –2.3
Consumer durables 96.3 –4.1 3.0 –2.9
Consumer non-durables 98.3 –0.7 0.4 –1.9
Energy 95.3 2.0 –0.4 4.0

In July 2014, output went down slightly in other manufacturing (–0.5%)…

Output went down in other manufacturing (–0.5%). In particular, output decreased in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment products (–1.0%), in other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment (–0.9%), in the manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products (–1.0%). However, output increased in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (+1.4%) and in the manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products (+0.5%).

…and in the manufacture of transport equipment (–0.4%).

Output declined in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (–3.4%) but increased for the second month in a row in the manufacture of other transport equipment (+2.1%).

Production inscreased in « Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management » (+1.8 %)

Production increased sharply in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply (+2.1%).

Output increased in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+1.1%).

Output grew in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (+2.3%), in the manufacture of electrical equipment (+1.6%) and very slightly in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+0.2%).

Output bounced back in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+2.4%).

Output bounced back in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+2.4%).

Revisions in June

Measure of variations’ revisions
(in point %)
Foot note: in the manufacturing industry, the SA-WDA evolution between June 2014 and May 2014 isn’t revised; the revision of the raw serie (+0.23 point) annihilates the revision due to the new calculation of the SA-WDA (–0.23 point).
Sources: Insee, SSP, SOeS
June / May May / April April / March Q2 2014 / Q1 2014 2013 / 2012
Industry (BE) –0.10 0.00 0.21 0.03 –0.03
raw serie 0.23 –0.01 0.00 0.06 0.00
SA-WDA coefficient –0.33 0.01 0.21 –0.03 –0.03
Manufacturing (CZ) 0.00 0.00 0.00 –0.07 0.01
raw serie 0.23 –0.10 0.09 0.07 0.00
SA-WDA coefficient –0.23 0.10 –0.09 –0.14 0.01

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Industrial production index - July 2014

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