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In September 2013, manufacturing output went down (–0.7%)

In September 2013, manufacturing output went down (–0.7%, after +0.9% in August). Output decreased as well in industrial production as a whole (–0.5%, after +0.7% last month).

During the last quarter, manufacturing output decreased (–1.1%)…

During the last quarter (q-o-q), output declined in the manufacturing sector (–1.1%), as well as in industry as a whole (–1.4%).

Output decreased in other manufacturing (–0.8%), in the manufacture of transport equipment (–2.0%), and in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–0.9%). Moreover, it slumped by 10.6% in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products.

…and was lower than its last year’s level by 2.0%.

Manufacturing output dropped by 2.0% (y-o-y).

Output went down significantly in other manufacturing (–2.3%), in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–1.9%), and in the manufacture of food products and beverage (–2.3%). It decreased dramatically in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–9.0%). On the opposite, output improved in the manufacture of transport equipment (+0.7%).

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 / 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) Sept. / Aug. Aug. / July Q-o-Q change (1) Year on year change (2)
BE: INDUSTRY –0.5 0.7 –1.4 –1.4
CZ: Manufacturing –0.7 0.9 –1.1 –2.0
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages –2.0 1.9 –0.4 –2.3
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products –2.1 –5.0 –10.6 –9.0
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 2.8 –3.1 –0.9 –1.9
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment –3.4 9.5 –2.0 0.7
(C5): Other manufacturing –0.7 0.3 –0.8 –2.3
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 0.4 –0.3 –2.6 1.7
FZ: CONSTRUCTION –0.8 0.6 1.3 –1.3
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] Sept. 2013 Sept. / Aug. Aug. / July Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 98.5 –0.5 0.7 –1.4
CZ: Manufacturing 98.7 –0.7 0.9 –1.1
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 99.0 –2.0 1.9 –0.4
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 81.1 –2.1 –5.0 –10.6
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 102.4 2.8 –3.1 –0.9
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 103.3 4.6 –2.2 –2.2
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 96.6 2.8 –5.2 –0.5
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 105.5 1.9 –2.4 –0.3
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 101.4 –3.4 9.5 –2.0
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 86.5 –7.0 22.4 –4.7
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 118.2 –0.3 0.3 0.2
(C5): Other manufacturing 97.7 –0.7 0.3 –0.8
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 95.8 2.2 –5.2 –2.6
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 89.3 –3.0 3.8 –1.3
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 106.3 1.3 –1.1 –1.3
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 99.5 0.5 –0.1 –1.3
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 94.3 –0.5 0.7 –1.3
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 96.8 –2.8 2.8 0.6
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 100.7 0.9 –2.8 –1.4
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 97.7 0.4 –0.3 –2.6
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 96.0 –5.6 0.1 4.6
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 96.1 0.8 –0.2 –3.7
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 109.6 0.0 –1.2 1.2
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 96.5 –0.8 0.6 1.3
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 101.7 –0.4 1.2 –1.3
Intermediate goods 96.1 –1.3 1.4 –0.2
Consumer durables 99.0 2.7 –4.1 –1.9
Consumer non-durables 100.2 –0.4 0.5 –1.1

In September 2013, output decreased in other manufacturing (–0.7%)…

Output went down in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment (–2.8%), in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (–3.0%), and, to a lesser extent, in the manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products (–0.5%). On the contrary, output improved in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (+0.5%), in other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (+0.9%), in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (+1.3%) and in the manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products (+2.2%).

… as well as in the manufacture of transport equipment (–3.4%)…

Output plummeted in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (–7.0%) and remained more or less in the manufacture of other transport equipment (–0.3%).

… in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–2.1%)…

Output went down by 2.1% in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products.

… and in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–2.0%).

Output decreased by 2.0% in the manufacture of food products and beverages.

Output improved in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+2.8%).

Output rebounded in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (+4.6%), in the manufacture of electrical equipment (+2.8%), as well as in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+1.9%).

Revisions in August

Measure of variations’ revisions
(in point %)
Note of reading: in the manufacturing, the SA-WDA evolution between August 2013 and September 2013 is revised by +0.61 point: 0.50 is due to the raw serie's revision and 0.11 to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
Aug. / July July / June June / May Q2 2013 / Q1 2013 2012 / 2011
Industry (BE) 0.51 –0.10 0.01 0.16 –0.06
raw serie 0.41 –0.10 –0.04 0.11 –0.03
SA-WDA coefficient 0.10 0.00 0.05 0.05 –0.03
Manufacturing (CZ) 0.61 –0.09 0.00 0.26 –0.07
raw serie 0.50 –0.19 –0.06 0.05 –0.06
SA-WDA coefficient 0.11 0.10 0.06 0.21 –0.01

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n° 257 - November 8, 2013

Industrial production index - September 2013

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