In October, noticeable increase of energetic products pricesIndustrial Producer and Import Price Indices - October 2009

In October, the producer price indices on the French market displayed an increase of +0,8 %, after a slight decline in September (-0,3 %).

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Paru le : 30/11/2009
Prochaine parution le : 22/12/2017 at 08:45 - November 2017

Producer price indices in industry

FRENCH MARKET: +0,8 %

In October, the producer price indices on the French market displayed an increase of +0,8 %, after a slight decline in September (-0,3 %).

The increase of energetic products prices is general

Linked with the bounce of crude petroleum prices (+6,0 %), the prices of coke and refined petroleum products stood up noticeably (+3,1 %), while electricity and gas prices progressed too, that is +5,3 % for the mining and quarrying, energy and water products.

The food industries prices decrease

The food industries prices withdrew once again in October (-0,9 % after -0,4 % in September). Prices of meat, of which beef meat notably, and prices of milk in a minor scale remained negatively oriented.

With the exception of chemical products, the prices of « other products » globally decreased

In a context of increasing petroleum prices, the prices of chemical products raised of +0,4 %. The prices of basic metals and fabricated metal products bended, due to the repercussion, sometimes delayed, of the falling prices of intermediate products and the lifelessness of the domestic demand.

FOREIGN MARKETS: +0,6 %

The French producer price indices increased also on the external markets, due to the noticeable raise of the prices of coke and refined petroleum products (+4,9 %). The prices of « other manufactured products » stood up slightly (+0,4 %).

ALL MARKETS: +0,7 %

The French producer prices on domestic and foreign markets progressed of +0,7 %. On a year, the withdraw is now compiled at -6,6 %, vs. -7,5 % in September.

Import prices indices of industrial products: +0,5 %

Strongly driven by the raise of petroleum prices, the import prices of industrial products increased globally of +0,5 %. This growth is nevertheless limited to the lone energetic products (petroleum, gas, electricity) and chemical products, the prices of the other products displaying a slight decrease.

Graphique1_EN – Total industry price indices

Graphique2_EN – Producer price indices of manufactured products sold on the French market

Graphique3_EN – Import price indices of manufactured products

Tableau 1 – French Producer Price Indices in industry according to the market where the products are sold:

base and reference year: 2005
French Producer Price Indices in industry according to the market where the products are sold:
Change in %
Levels A 10 and A 17 in CPF rev. 2, 2008 Weight Oct.09 In 1 month In 1 year
French market
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 105,9 0,8 -6,6
(DE) Mining and quarrying, energy, water 130 118,7 5,3 -4,2
CZ: Manufactured prod. 870 104,0 0,1 -7,0
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 188 101,8 -0,9 -10,6
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 70 97,3 3,1 -24,8
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 92 108,3 0,1 -1,3
(C4) Transport equipment 79 102,8 0,0 -0,2
(C5) Other man. products 441 105,2 0,1 -4,4
Foreign markets
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 101,3 0,6 -4,6
CZ: Manufactured prod. s 100,7 0,3 -4,8
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 82 106,6 -0,3 -4,8
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 25 142,5 5,0 -9,8
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 202 96,4 -0,1 -1,4
(C4) Transport equipment 211 99,5 -0,1 -2,0
(C5) Other man. products s 100,0 0,3 -6,7
All markets
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 104,4 0,7 -6,0
CZ: Manufactured prod. s 102,8 0,1 -6,2
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 154 102,6 -0,8 -9,7
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 56 103,6 3,4 -22,3
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 127 102,3 0,0 -1,3
(C4) Transport equipment 121 101,0 -0,1 -1,2
(C5) Other man. products s 103,5 0,2 -5,1

    Tableau 2 – Import prices of industrial products

    base and reference year: 2005
    Import prices of industrial products
    Change en %
    Levels A 10 and A 17 of nomenclature CPF rev. 2 Weight Oct.09 In 1 month In 1 year
    BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 104,1 0,5 -5,5
    CZ: Manufactured prod. s 100,3 -0,1 -4,5
    (C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 69 111,4 -0,8 -3,4
    (C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 41 101,7 5,6 -16,9
    (C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 210 94,1 -0,4 -1,7
    (C4) Transport equipment 133 100,6 -0,1 -0,7
    (C5) Other manufactured products s 101,4 -0,5 -5,7
    • r: updated ; nd: non available ; s : confidential

    Tableau 3 – Revision of each index at total industry level

    Revision of the monthly change (in %)
    Revision of each index at total industry level
    Jul.09 / Jun.09 Aug.09 / Jul.09 Sep.09 / Aug.09
    French producer prices in industry sold on the French market // // //
    French producer prices in industry sold on the foreign markets +0,1 +0,1 +0,2(1)
    French producer prices in industry sold on all markets +0,1 +0,1 //
    Import prices of industrial products // // //
    • (1) Reading note: the evolution of the index between Aug.09 and Sep.09 published last month was equal to -0,6 %. It is updated to -0,4 %; that is to a say a revision of +0,2 %.