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In January 2011, industrial prices kept on increasing notably

Producer price indices in French industry

FRENCH MARKET: +0.9 % in January

French producer prices in industry on the French market progressed in January as in December by 0.9 %. For the fourth successive month, the rises were notable. This month, the growth of the “other manufactured products” contributed more to the total, the petroleum products prices less.

Refined petroleum products prices kept on increasing, but twice less fast than in December.

Refined petroleum products prices raised in January by 3.7 %, after the strong change (+7.9 %) recorded in December. The Brent still grew, but on a pace decelerated by the recovery of euro vs. dollar (+4.0 % in euro vs. +5.1 % in dollar). Prices of all refined petroleum products moved up, notably diesel oil (+4.1 %).

Food products prices increased...

Food products prices progressed for the second successive month by +0.5 % in January, after +0.7 % in December. In December, the increase was general. In January, the slight decrease of meat products (-0.3 %) and dairy products (-0.7 %) was counterbalanced by the marked rise of prepared animal feeds (+2.6 %) due to the repercussion of the rise of cereals quotations.

... and "other manufactured products" even more

For the "other manufactured products", the progression was fast (+0.9 %), drawn by the important increases of prices of organic basic chemicals (+6.7 %) and of plastics products (+3 %). The prices of basic metals still grew (+2.2 % for basic iron and steel and +3 % for precious metals).

FOREIGN MARKETS: +0.8 % in January

French producer prices in industry on the foreign markets progressed by +0.8 %, drawn by notable increases in chemicals and chemical products (+1.3%), basic metals and fabricated metal products (+1.7 %) and a slight rise in transport equipment (+0.3 %).

ALL MARKETS: +0.8 % in January

On all markets, the rise of industrial products prices was by +0.8 % in January. Year-on-year, the increase was by 5.2 % for the whole industry, of which by +4.5 % for the “other manufactured products” and by +4.4 % for the food products.

Import prices indices of industrial products: +1.1 % in January

Prices of imported industrial products progressed by 1.1 % in January (+1.5 % in December). The increase in crude petroleum products and in raw materials contributed again to the increase of the whole industry prices.

Total Industry price indices

Total Industry price indices

Producer price indices of manufactured products sold on the french market

Producer price indices of manufactured products sold on the french market

Import price indices of manufactured products

Import price indices of manufactured products
French Producer Price Indices in industry according to the market where the products are sold:
base and reference year: 2005
Change in %
Levels A 10 and A 17 in CPF rev. 2, 2008 Weight Jan.11 In 1 month In 1 year
French market
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 112.9 0.9 5.6
(DE) Mining and quarrying, energy, water 130 126.4 0.0 6.3
CZ: Manufactured prod. 870 110.9 1.0 5.4
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 188 106.4 0.5 3.9
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 70 140.8 3.7 30.6
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 92 109.3 0.7 1.0
(C4) Transport equipment 79 104.5 0.2 0.3
(C5) Other man. products 441 109.5 0.9 3.8
Foreign markets
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 106.0 0.8 4.5
CZ: Manufactured prod. s 105.3 0.8 4.2
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 82 114.3 2.0 6.5
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 25 182.8 2.7 20.1
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 202 95.8 –0.1 –0.1
(C4) Transport equipment 211 100.1 0.3 0.8
(C5) Other man. products s 106.0 1.0 5.8
All markets
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 110.7 0.8 5.2
CZ: Manufactured prod. s 108.9 1.0 5.0
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 154 107.7 0.8 4.4
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 56 146.7 3.5 28.6
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 127 102.5 0.3 0.5
(C4) Transport equipment 121 102.1 0.3 0.6
(C5) Other man. products s 108.4 0.9 4.5
Import prices of industrial products
base and reference year: 2005
r: updated ; nd: non available ; s : confidential
Change en %
Levels A 10 and A 17 of nomenclature CPF rev. 2, 2008 Weight Jan.11 In 1 month In 1 year
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 114.2 1.1 9.4
CZ: Manufactured prod. s 107.2 0.7 6.2
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 69 122.8 3.2 9.0
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 41 143.0 3.2 30.6
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 210 94.8 –0.1 0.8
(C4) Transport equipment 133 101.1 0.1 1.0
(C5) Other manufactured products s 109.2 0.5 7.2
Revision of each index at total industry level
Revision of the monthly change (in %)
(1) Reading note: the evolution of the index between Nov.10 and Dec.10 published last month was equal to 1.5 %. It is updated to 2 %; that is to say a revision by +0.5 %.
Oct.10 / Sep.10 Nov.10 / Oct.10 Dec.10 / Nov.10
French producer prices in industry sold on:
- the French market // +0.1 –0.1
- the foreign markets // +0.1 +0.1
- all markets // +0.1 –0.1
Import prices of industrial products // –0.1 +0.5(1)

Informations Rapides

n° 53 - February 28, 2011

Industrial Producer and Import Price Indices - January 2011

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