In October, the manufacturing production decreased by 0.8 %Industrial production index - October 2010

In October 2010, the manufacturing production decreased in volume by 0.8 %. It was almost stable in September ( 0,1%). In the industry, the production decreased as well (-0.8%). During the quarter (quarter-on-quarter change), the production increased in the manufacturing sector (+0.6%) and was stable in the industry as a whole (+0.1%).

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Paru le : 10/12/2010
Prochaine parution le : 10/10/2017 at 08:45 - August 2017

In October 2010, the manufacturing production decreased in volume by 0.8 %. It was almost stable in September ( 0,1%). In the industry, the production decreased as well (-0.8%).

During the quarter (quarter-on-quarter change), the production increased in the manufacturing sector (+0.6%) and was stable in the industry as a whole (+0.1%).

In the last three months, the manufacturing production increased (+0.6%)…

During the quarter, the production increased in the “other manufacturing” (+0.6%, q-o-q), in the manufacture of transport equipment (+2.2%) and in the electrical, electronic equipment and machine equipment (+1.8%). On the other hand, the production strongly decreased in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (-14.9%) and slightly in the manufacture of food products and beverages (-0.3%).

…and exceeded it’s last year’s level by 4.7%

The manufacturing production rose by 4.7% (y-o-y).

It soared in the “other manufacturing” (+6.8%), in the electrical and electronic equipment and machine equipment (+7.2%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+2.5%).

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

Graphique1a – Industrial Production indexes

  • Legend : CZ : MANUFACTURING - (C1) : Manufacture of food products and beverages - (C3) : Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment - (C4) : Manufacture of transport equipment - (C5) : Other manufacturing
  • Sources : INSEE, SSP, SOeS

Tableau 1 – Industrial Production Indexes by activity (NA)

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Industrial Production Indexes by activity (NA)
NA : A10, (A17) Oct. / Sept. Sept. / Aug. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
BE: INDUSTRY –0,8 0,1 0,1 4,8
CZ: MANUFACTURING –0,8 –0,1 0,6 4,7
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 0,6 0,3 –0,3 –0,6
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products –56,5 4,6 –14,9 –14,3
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1,6 –1,3 1,8 7,2
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1,0 1,0 2,2 2,5
(C5): Other manufacturing –0,2 –0,2 0,6 6,8
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management –0,5 1,2 –3,0 5,2
FZ: Construction –0,7 –0,2 –0,5 –2,0
  • (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

In October, the production heavily drop in the manufacture of cock and refined petroleum products (-56.5%)

The production heavily drop in the manufacture of cock and refined petroleum products (-56.5%), due to social movements in October.

Tableau 2 – Industrial Production Indexes

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Industrial Production Indexes
NA : A10, (A17), [A38 ou A64] Oct. 2010 Oct. / Sept. Sept. / Aug. Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 92,1 –0,8 0,1 0,1
CZ: MANUFACTURING 91,2 –0,8 –0,1 0,6
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 100,7 0,6 0,3 –0,3
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 37,4 –56,5 4,6 –14,9
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 88,1 1,6 –1,3 1,8
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 90,3 4,6 –3,3 1,7
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 98,2 0,3 –1,0 1,4
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 80,6 0,2 0,0 2,3
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 87,8 1,0 1,0 2,2
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 72,2 4,2 –0,4 5,2
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 119,5 –2,8 2,8 –1,3
(C5): Other manufacturing 92,9 –0,2 –0,2 0,6
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 61,2 –2,2 4,3 –1,4
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 82,4 –0,6 –0,2 0,4
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 105,7 –3,0 1,9 –2,5
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 141,6 1,3 –0,8 2,2
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 85,1 0,7 0,2 1,2
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 80,5 –0,1 –1,8 0,8
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 104,9 0,3 –0,7 1,0
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 98,3 –0,5 1,2 –3,0
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 87,0 –3,4 0,2 –1,0
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 99,2 –0,1 0,2 –3,2
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 98,4 –2,3 11,5 –3,3
FZ: Construction 93,3 –0,7 –0,2 –0,5
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 86,4 0,6 –0,2 1,9
Intermediate goods 84,9 –0,4 –0,1 0,0
Consumer durables 78,4 3,2 –10,3 5,3
Consumer non-durables 105,4 0,9 0,4 0,4
  • (1) n.e.c. : not elsewhere classifiable
  • (2) Main industrial groupings : definition in Commission regulation EC of 14 June 2007
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS

Slight drop in the « other manufacturing » ( 0.2%)

The production decreased in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (-3.0%), in the manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products (-2.2%) and to a lesser extent in the manufacturing of wood and paper products, printing and reproduction of recorded media (-0.6%). In the opposite, it increased in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (+1.3%), in the manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products (+0.7%) and in the other manufacturing; repair and installation (+0.3%).

The production increased in the manufacture of electrical or electronic equipment and the machine equipment (+1.6%)…

The production increased in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (+4.6%) and slightly in the manufacture of electrical equipment (+0.3%) and in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+0.2%).

…and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+1.0%)

The production rose in the manufacture of other transport equipment (+4.2%). In the opposite, it decreased in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (-2.8%).

No revisions in September

In September, the manufacturing production was almost stable (-0.1%)

The SA-WDA evolution between August and September of the manufacturing production is unchanged compared to the previous release.

Tableau 3 – Measure of variations’ revisions

(in point %)
Measure of variations’ revisions
Sept. / Aug. Aug. / July July / June Q3 2010 / Q2 2010 2009 / 2008
Industry (BE) 0,00 0,11 0,11 0,25 0,00
raw serie 0,20 –0,03 –0,10 –0,07 0,00
SA-WDA coefficient –0,20 0,14 0,21 0,32 0,00
Manufacturing (CZ) 0,00 0,22 0,11 0,26 0,01
raw serie 0,07 –0,11 0,00 –0,07 0,00
SA-WDA coefficient –0,07 0,33 0,11 0,33 0,01
  • Note of reading : in the manufacturing, the SA-WDA evolution between August and July is revised by 0.00 point : 0.07 is due to the raw serie's revision and -0.07 to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS