In February 2011, manufacturing output increased (+0.7%)Industrial production index - February 2011

In February 2011, manufacturing output increased in volume (+0.7%). It has also increased in January 2011 (+1.5%). In the industry, output increased as well (+0.4%). In the last three months (quarter-on-quarter change), the output increased in the manufacturing sector (+2.4 %) and in the industry as a whole (+2.3%).

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No 93
Paru le : 11/04/2011
Prochaine parution le : 10/01/2018 at 08:45 - November 2017

In February 2011, manufacturing output increased in volume (+0.7%). It has also increased in January 2011 (+1.5%).

In the industry, output increased as well (+0.4%).

In the last three months (quarter-on-quarter change), the output increased in the manufacturing sector (+2.4 %) and in the industry as a whole (+2.3%).

In the last three months, manufacturing output increased (+2.4%)…

In the last three months, the output increased in the “other manufacturing” (+1.8%, q-o-q), in the manufacture of transport equipment (+5.6%), in the electrical, electronic equipment and machine equipment (+2.4%) and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+18.9%).

…and exceeded it’s last year’s level by 6.8%

Manufacturing output rose by 6.8% (y-o-y). It soared in the “other manufacturing” (+6.8%), in the electrical and electronic equipment and machine equipment (+9.6%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+9.5%).

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

Graphique1a – Monthly 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

Tableau1a – Variation of the Industrial Production by activity (NA)

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Variation of the Industrial Production by activity (NA)
NA : A10, (A17) Feb. / Jan. Jan. / Dec. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
BE: INDUSTRY 0,4 0,7 2,3 6,0
CZ: MANUFACTURING 0,7 1,5 2,4 6,8
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 0,0 1,1 0,4 1,4
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 3,3 –0,8 18,9 8,2
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment –0,3 3,3 2,4 9,6
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 2,3 –0,1 5,6 9,5
(C5): Other manufacturing 0,7 1,7 1,8 6,8
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management –1,8 –4,1 1,3 1,1
FZ: Construction –0,1 13,5 –1,6 –0,4
  • (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

Tableau2a – Variation of the Industrial Production

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Variation of the Industrial Production
NA : A10, (A17), [A38 ou A64] Feb. 2011 Feb. / Jan. Jan. / Dec. Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 95,5 0,4 0,7 2,3
CZ: MANUFACTURING 95,0 0,7 1,5 2,4
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 102,7 0,0 1,1 0,4
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 80,9 3,3 –0,8 18,9
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 92,3 –0,3 3,3 2,4
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 94,2 –2,9 7,9 4,7
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 103,3 1,3 1,9 1,7
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 84,5 0,6 0,7 1,1
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 93,2 2,3 –0,1 5,6
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 77,1 1,0 0,9 7,0
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 126,0 3,8 –1,3 3,8
(C5): Other manufacturing 95,0 0,7 1,7 1,8
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 62,0 –0,2 0,5 –0,7
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 81,6 –1,8 3,0 0,1
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 114,9 0,9 2,9 4,4
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 125,3 0,3 0,1 –0,7
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 91,4 –0,7 8,5 4,2
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 84,5 1,4 1,0 2,3
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 108,1 3,0 –3,8 0,5
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 98,7 –1,8 –4,1 1,3
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 82,5 –2,3 9,2 –7,1
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 100,1 –2,0 –5,3 2,1
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 98,3 –0,7 –1,2 –0,5
FZ: Construction 96,4 –0,1 13,5 –1,6
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 86,4 1,9 –0,1 3,1
Intermediate goods 84,9 0,1 4,1 2,7
Consumer durables 78,4 –0,7 0,6 1,6
Consumer non-durables 105,4 –0,1 0,8 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

In February 2011, output increased in the « other manufacturing » (+0.7%)…

Output strongly increased in the “other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery” (+3.0%), the manufacture of rubber or plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products (+1,4%), the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (+0.9%) and the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (+0.3%).

In the other hand, the output decreased in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reoutput of recorded media (–1.8%), the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products (-0.7%), and the manufacture of textile (-0.2%).

…and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+2.3%)

Output increased in the manufacture of other transport equipment (+3.8%) and the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (+1.0%).

On the opposite, the output decreased in the manufacture of electrical or electronic equipment and machine equipment (-0.3%)

Output decreased in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (-2.9%). On the contrary, it increased in the manufacture of electrical equipment (+1.3%) and the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+0.6%).

Revisions : -0.33 point in January

In January 2011, manufacturing output increased by 1.5%

The new calculation of the SA-WDA especially applies to the “other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery.

Tableau3a – Measure of variations’ revisions

(in point %)
Measure of variations’ revisions
Jan. / Dec. Dec. / Nov. Nov. / Oct. Q4 2010 / Q3 2010 2010 / 2009
Industry (BE) –0,21 0,11 0,11 0,11 –0,09
raw serie –0,01 –0,10 0,00 –0,02 –0,05
SA-WDA coefficient –0,20 0,21 0,11 0,13 –0,04
Manufacturing (CZ) –0,33 0,22 0,00 0,15 –0,10
raw serie –0,01 –0,21 0,00 –0,15 –0,06
SA-WDA coefficient –0,32 0,43 0,00 0,30 –0,04
  • Note of reading : in the manufacturing, the SA-WDA evolution between December and January is revised by -0.33 point : -0.01 is due to the raw serie's revision and -0.32 to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS