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In April 2013, manufacturing output increased (+2.6%)

In April 2013, manufacturing output increased (+2.6%), as well as industrial production as a whole (+2.2%).

During the last three months, manufacturing output increased (+0.8%)…

During the last three months (q-o-q), output increased in the manufacturing sector (+0.8%), as well as in industry as a whole (+0.9%).

Output improved in other manufacturing (+0.4%), in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment (+1.5%), in the manufacture of transport equipment (+2.0%). It rose in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+14.7%). On the contrary, output decreased in the manufacture of food products and beverages (-1.2%).

…and was lower than its last year’s level by 2.3%.

Manufacturing output fell by 2.3% (y-o-y).

Output went down in other manufacturing (-2.4%), in the manufacture of transport equipment (-4.9%), in the manufacture of food products and beverages (-2.5%) and in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machine equipment (-1.2%). On the opposite, manufacturing output bounced by 12.9% in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products.

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

Monthly industrial Production indexes

Monthly industrial Production indexes

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 / three previous months
(2) Last three months / three same 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) April / March March / Feb. Q-o-Q change Year on year change (1)
BE: INDUSTRY 2.2 –0.6 0.9 –1.8
CZ: Manufacturing 2.6 –0.7 0.8 –2.3
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 2.3 –1.2 –1.2 –2.5
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 1.6 –2.7 14.7 12.9
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 0.7 1.2 1.5 –1.2
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 5.7 0.3 2.0 –4.9
(C5): Other manufacturing 2.5 –1.3 0.4 –2.4
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 1.1 –0.2 1.4 0.7
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 0.2 –0.4 –1.5 –1.1
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 14 June 2007
Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS
NA : A10. (A17). [A38 ou A64] April 2013 April / March March / Feb. Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 100.0 2.2 –0.6 0.9
CZ: Manufacturing 100.1 2.6 –0.7 0.8
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 101.0 2.3 –1.2 –1.2
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 95.2 1.6 –2.7 14.7
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 103.6 0.7 1.2 1.5
[CI] Man. of computer. electronic and optical products 107.8 0.7 4.7 6.7
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 99.4 0.1 1.1 2.1
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 103.7 1.0 –0.8 –1.6
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 99.9 5.7 0.3 2.0
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles. trailers and semi-trailers 89.2 4.6 4.3 1.5
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 112.1 7.0 –3.1 2.5
(C5): Other manufacturing 99.1 2.5 –1.3 0.4
[CB] Man. of textiles. wearing apparel. leather and related products 96.7 4.4 –2.0 –5.6
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 90.8 0.7 –1.2 0.3
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 109.0 2.5 –1.7 –0.6
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 102.0 0.6 1.0 2.4
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products. and other non-metallic mineral products 95.9 2.2 –0.6 0.7
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products. except machinery and equipment 97.9 3.1 –2.1 1.4
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 101.4 3.0 –1.2 –0.2
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 99.8 1.1 –0.2 1.4
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 96.4 1.7 0.5 –1.8
[DZ] Electricity. gas. steam and air-conditioning supply 99.5 1.0 –0.2 1.7
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage. waste management and remediation 104.1 2.4 –0.6 0.9
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 95.2 0.2 –0.4 –1.5
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 101.4 3.2 0.0 0.5
Intermediate goods 97.9 2.4 –1.1 1.0
Consumer durables 103.7 1.4 –1.0 1.3
Consumer non-durables 101.8 1.8 –0.6 –0.3

In April, output went up in “other manufacturing” (+2.5%)…

Output went up in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment (+3.1%), in other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (+3.0%), in the manufacture of rubber and plastics products and other non-metallic mineral products (+2.2%), in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (+2.5%), in the manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products (+4.4%) and, to a smaller extent, in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (+0.7%) as well as in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (+0.6%).

… in the manufacture of transport equipment (+5.7%)…

Output increased sharply in the manufacture of other transport equipment (+7.0% in April) and in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (+4.6%).

…in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+2.3%)…

Output improved by 2.3% in the manufacture of food products and beverages.

…and in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, machine equipment (+0.7%).

Output increased slightly in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+1.0%), in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical product (+0.7%) and remained almost stable in the manufacture of electrical equipment (+0.1%).

Revisions in March

Measure of variations’ revisions
(in point %)
Note of reading : in the manufacturing, the SA-WDA evolution between February 2013 and March 2013 is revised by +0.31 point :+0.43 is due to the raw serie's revision and -0.12 to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS
March / Feb. Feb. / Jan. Jan. / Dec. Q1 2013 / Q4 2012 2012 / 2011
Industry (BE) 0.31 0.10 0.00 0.31 –0.05
raw serie 0.30 0.00 0.00 0.13 –0.06
SA-WDA coefficient 0.01 0.10 0.00 0.18 0.01
Manufacturing (CZ) 0.31 0.10 0.10 0.41 –0.09
raw serie 0.43 –0.10 0.12 0.13 –0.07
SA-WDA coefficient –0.12 0.20 –0.02 0.28 –0.02

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n° 132 - June 10, 2013

Industrial production index - April 2013

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