FRENCH MARKET: +0.8 % in April
In April, French producer prices in industry on the French market kept on increasing : +0.8 %, after +0.9 % in March and +0.8 % in February. However, this month, the growth of prices resulted from a more global increase of energetic products prices, petroleum products prices growing less fast.
Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply rised globally by +2.5 %, pushed by the increase of distribution of gaseous fuels through mains in April, by +7.4 %.
Prices of refined petroleum products rised by +2.4 % in April, after growths by +4.7 % and +7.2 % respectively in February and March, in line with an ininterrupted increase of Brent Crude oil spot (+18.6 % on the last three months, in euro).
Food products prices progressed again, by +0.8 %, after +0.7 % and +1.1 % respectively in February and March. The price of meat was still oriented upwards (+2.8 % for preserved meat and meat products and +0.8 % for processed and preserved poultry meat), as beverages prices (+0.9 % for wine). With the exception of pharmaceuticals (-0.4 %) and repair and installation (-0.8 %), “other manufactured products” prices increased, too, notably chemicals (+2.6 % for fertilizers and nitrogen compounds), and basic metals (+0.6 %), pushed by international rates of raw materials.
FOREIGN MARKETS: +0.3 % in April
French producer prices in industry on the foreign markets increased more moderately in April than in March, respectively by +0.3 % after +0.5 %. The rise of manufactured products prices was indeed globally more moderate, notably this of refined petroleum products prices (+4.7 % after +8.6 %).
ALL MARKETS: +0.6 % in April
On all markets, the rise of industrial products prices was by 0.6 % in April. Year-on-year, the increase was by 5.8 % for the whole, and these prices on all markets overtook slightly their previous summit, in July 2008.
The imported industrial products prices recorded a new marked increase by +1.1 %, equal to this of March. Prices of imported crude petroleum were still rising, as these of refined petroleum products (+2.2 %), chemicals (+1.6 %) and basic metals (+0.8 %).
Total Industry price indices
Producer price indices of manufactured products sold on the french market
Import price indices of manufactured products
|base and reference year: 2005|
|Change in %|
|Levels A 10 and A 17 in CPF rev. 2, 2008||Weight||Apr.11||In 1 month||In 1 year|
|(DE) Mining and quarrying, energy, water||130||129.6||2.1||6.9|
|CZ: Manufactured prod.||870||113.7||0.5||6.4|
|(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco||188||109.2||0.8||6.7|
|(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products||70||160.5||2.4||31.2|
|(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach.||92||109.5||–0.4||1.5|
|(C4) Transport equipment||79||105.3||0.4||1.0|
|(C5) Other man. products||441||110.6||0.2||3.6|
|CZ: Manufactured prod.||s||106.7||0.4||4.0|
|(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco||82||116.5||0.7||8.9|
|(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products||25||215.9||4.7||26.1|
|(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach.||202||96.5||–0.3||0.6|
|(C4) Transport equipment||211||99.6||0.0||0.4|
|(C5) Other man. products||s||106.9||0.2||4.2|
|CZ: Manufactured prod.||s||111.3||0.5||5.6|
|(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco||154||110.5||0.8||7.1|
|(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products||56||168.2||2.8||30.3|
|(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach.||127||102.9||–0.3||1.0|
|(C4) Transport equipment||121||102.2||0.2||0.7|
|(C5) Other man. products||s||109.4||0.2||3.8|
|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||Apr.11||In 1 month||In 1 year|
|CZ: Manufactured prod.||s||109.1||0.4||5.6|
|(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco||69||124.9||0.4||10.3|
|(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products||41||163.8||2.2||29.1|
|(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach.||210||94.2||–0.3||0.0|
|(C4) Transport equipment||133||101.2||0.0||1.1|
|(C5) Other manufactured products||s||111.1||0.6||5.9|
|Revision of the monthly change (in %)|
|(1) Reading note: the evolution of the index between Feb.11 and Mar.11 published last month was equal to 1,6 %. It is updated to 1,1 %; that is to say a revision of -0,5 %.|
|Jan.11 / Dec.10||Feb.11 / Jan.11||Mar.11 / Feb.11|
|French producer prices in industry sold on:|
|- the French market||–0.1||//||//|
|- the foreign markets||//||//||–0.1|
|- all markets||//||//||–0.1|
|Import prices of industrial products||//||//||-0.5(1)|
n° 135 - May 31, 2011
Industrial Producer and Import Price Indices - April 2011
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