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In August 2013, the turnover in manufacturing industry improved by 1.8% compared to July

Turnover in industry and construction – August 2013

In August 2013, the turnover rose sharply in the manufacturing industry (+1.8%). Exports levelled off (+0.1%).

The turnover increased significantly in the industry as a whole (+1.7%).

A sluggish growth over the last three months (+0.2%)…

Over the quarter (q-o-q), the turnover went up slightly in the manufacturing industry (+0.2%). It increased in other industries (+0.3%), in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum (+0.9%), in the manufacture of transport equipments (+0.4%) and in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+0.2%). Conversely, it declined in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–0.3%).

…and a stability over the last year (+0.1%)

Year-on-year, the turnover remained stable in the manufacturing industry (+0.1%). On the one hand, it grew sharply in the manufacture of transport equipments (+3.5%), in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+2.4%), but on the other hand, it fell in other industries (–1.8%) and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–2.7%).

Turnover in manufacturing industry

Turnover in manufacturing industry

Source: Insee

Monthly variations

In August 2013, the turnover improved considerably in other industries (+2.1%), mainly in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment (+2.3%) and in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (+4.8%). It rallied in the manufacture of transport equipment (+3.4%), thanks to a strong rebound in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (+7.6%). It climbed in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum (+4.0%). It rose slightly in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+0.3%), and it held steady in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+0.1%).

Variation of the turnover in industry and construction
SA-WDA value, Base year 2010
** 10000=B..E and F
(1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / three previous months
(2) Year-on-year : last three months / three same months of previous year
The codes correspond to different levels of aggregation of the NACE classification.
Source: INSEE
Nace Classification Change in %
Sectors Weight** Aug./ July July/ June q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
BE : INDUSTRY 10000 1.7 0.2 –0.1 –0.1
CZ : MANUFACTURING 8373 1.8 0.4 0.2 0.1
Of which Exports 2731 0.1 0.1 0.2 –0.2
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1647 0.1 1.9 –0.3 2.4
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 478 4.0 0.2 0.9 –2.7
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1005 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.4
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1428 3.4 –0.4 0.4 3.5
(C5): Other manufacturing 3815 2.1 0.0 0.3 –1.8
DE: Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 1627 1.0 –1.3 –1.6 –1.0
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 10000 0.3 0.6 0.1 –1.2

Informations Rapides

n° 250 - October 29, 2013

Turnover in industry and construction - August 2013

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