In September, increase by 0.3 % of both production and import pricesIndustrial Producer and Import Price Indices - September 2010

The French producer prices in industry on the French market progressed by +0.3 % in September (+0.2 % in August). This month, the increase of producer prices resulted as much from a moderate rise of refined petroleum products prices, as from other manufactured products prices.

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Paru le : 10/28/2010
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Producer price indices in French industry

FRENCH MARKET: +0.3 % in September

The French producer prices in industry on the French market progressed by +0.3 % in September (+0.2 % in August). This month, the increase of producer prices resulted as much from a moderate rise of refined petroleum products prices, as from other manufactured products prices.

Refined petroleum products prices moved up by +0.8 %…

Refined petroleum products prices moved up by +0.8 %, pulled by the increase of heating oil prices (+1.6 %) and by the important increases of liquefied petroleum gas prices (+11 %).

… as food products prices

After a stability in August, food products prices turned up in September (+0.8 %). Meat and dairy products prices progressed respectively by +0.5 % and +0.4 %, those of oils and fats increasing by +1 % with a background of rising prices of raw food products.

The prices of transport equipment and other manufactured products increased moderately

Some prices of other manufactured products (+0.3 %), drawn by raw material products prices, recorded noticeable growths: in chemicals and chemical prodcts (+3.6 % and +0.9 % respectively for nitrogen compounds and plastics) and in metallurgy (+2.2 % for aluminium metallurgy), while pharmaceutical products prices were negatively oriented (-0.8 %). Transport equipment prices moved up by +0.2 % after -0.1 % in August.

FOREIGN MARKETS: +0.4 % in September

On the external markets, the French producer prices progressed by +0.4 %, after -0.3 % and -0.1 % respectively in August and July. Food products prices recovered (+0.6 %), in line with the rising prices of raw food products (oil, sugar).

ALL MARKETS: +0.3 % in September

On all markets, the prices of all manufactured products were positively oriented. Year-to-year, the industrial prices recorded a progress by +3.9 %; the increase, still important of refined petroleum products (+25.1%), was henceforth sensible for other manufactured products (+3.2 %).

Import prices indices of industrial products: +0.3 % in september

In September, the prices of imported industrial products rised also by +0.3 %. This growth, general to all manufactured products, was sensible for food products prices (+0.7%).

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

Tableau1 – 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 Sep.10 In 1 month In 1 year
French market
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 109.5 0.3 4.2
(DE) Mining and quarrying, energy, water 130 121.2 0.1 7.5
CZ: Manufactured prod. 870 107.7 0.4 3.7
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 188 104.2 0.8 1.4
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 70 119.4 0.8 26.5
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 92 108.7 –0.1 0.5
(C4) Transport equipment 79 104.1 0.2 1.3
(C5) Other man. products 441 107.8 0.3 2.4
Foreign markets
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 103.9 0.4 3.1
CZ: Manufactured prod. s 103.5 0.3 3.0
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 82 109.9 0.6 2.8
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 25 161.2 0.0 18.7
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 202 95.9 0.3 –1.1
(C4) Transport equipment 211 100.0 0.0 0.4
(C5) Other man. products s 104.3 0.4 4.8
All markets
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 107.7 0.3 3.9
CZ: Manufactured prod. s 106.3 0.4 3.4
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 154 105.2 0.8 1.7
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 56 125.2 0.7 25.1
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 127 102.2 0.1 –0.2
(C4) Transport equipment 121 101.8 0.1 0.8
(C5) Other man. products s 106.6 0.3 3.2

    Tableau2 – 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, 2008 Weight Sep.10 In 1 month In 1 year
    BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 110.1 0.3 8.1
    CZ: Manufactured prod. s 105.1 0.3 4.7
    (C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 69 116.5 0.7 3.9
    (C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 41 123.1 0.7 27.7
    (C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 210 95.0 0.2 0.7
    (C4) Transport equipment 133 100.8 0.2 0.0
    (C5) Other manufactured products s 107.7 0.3 5.9
    • r: updated ; nd: non available ; s : confidential

    Tableau3 – Revision of each index at total industry level

    Revision of the monthly change (in %)
    Revision of each index at total industry level
    Jun.10 / May 10 Jul.10 / Jun.10 Aug.10 / Jul.10
    French producer prices in industry sold on:
    - the French market // –0.1 +0.1(1)
    - the foreign markets // –0.1 //
    - all markets // // //
    Import prices of industrial products +0.2 –0.1 –0.1
    • (1) Reading note: the evolution of the index between Jul.10 and Aug.10 published last month was equal to 0.1 %. It is updated to 0.2 %; that is to say a revision of +0.1 %.