In March, manufacturing production increased by 0.8%Industrial production index - March 2010

In March 2010, the manufacturing production increased (+0.8%), after +0.3% in February (initially announced at +0.4%). The March production was boosted by the “Other manufacturing” sector (+1.2%) and, to a lesser extent, by the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+13.7%) and the electrical and electronic equipment industry (+0.8 %).

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Paru le : 10/05/2010
Prochaine parution le : 10/10/2017 at 08:45 - August 2017

In March 2010, the manufacturing production increased (+0.8%), after +0.3% in February (initially announced at +0.4%). The March production was boosted by the “Other manufacturing” sector (+1.2%) and, to a lesser extent, by the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+13.7%) and the electrical and electronic equipment industry (+0.8 %).

The production of total industry also increased (+1.0% after +0.0% in February).

Please note: all the data are adjusted for seasonal variations (SA) and the number of days worked (WDA).

Tableau1a – Industrial Production Indexes by activity (NA)

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Industrial Production Indexes by activity (NA)
March / Feb. Feb. / Jan. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
BE : INDUSTRY 1,0 0,0 1,6 3,9
CZ: MANUFACTURING 0,8 0,3 0,7 4,7
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages –0,4 0,2 0,1 2,6
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 13,7 15,1 3,2 –11,6
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 0,8 0,6 1,2 –0,2
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment –2,2 –3,4 0,5 19,9
(C5): Other manufacturing 1,2 1,0 0,7 4,3
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 2,7 –2,8 7,5 –0,9
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 0,1 –1,1 –2,5 –6,7
  • (1) 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