In December 2010, the manufacturing production was almost stable (–0.1%)Industrial production index - December 2011

In December 2010, the manufacturing production was almost stable in volume (-0.1%). It had increased in November (+2.2%). In the industry, the production slowly increased (+0.3%). During the quarter (quarter-on-quarter change), the production increased in the manufacturing sector (+0.4 %) and in the industry as a whole (+0.8%).

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No 38
Paru le : 10/02/2011
Prochaine parution le : 08/12/2017 at 08:45 - October 2017

In December 2010, the manufacturing production was almost stable in volume (-0.1%). It had increased in November (+2.2%). In the industry, the production slowly increased (+0.3%).

During the quarter (quarter-on-quarter change), the production increased in the manufacturing sector (+0.4 %) and in the industry as a whole (+0.8%).

In the last three months, the manufacturing production increased (+0.4%)…

During the quarter, the production increased in the manufacture of transport equipment (+2.8%, q-o-q), in the electrical, electronic equipment and machine equipment (+1.7%) and in the “other manufacturing” (+0.4%). In the meantime, it remained stable in the manufacture of food products and beverages (-0.2%) but strongly decreased in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (-22.7%).

…and exceeded it’s last year’s level by 5.3%

The manufacturing production rose by 5.3% (y-o-y). It soared in the “other manufacturing” (+6.4%), in the electrical and electronic equipment and machine equipment (+7.1%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+4.9%).

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 – Industrial Production Indexes by activity (NA)

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Industrial Production Indexes by activity (NA)
NA : A10, (A17) Dec. / Nov. Nov. / Oct. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
BE: INDUSTRY 0,3 2,3 0,8 5,8
CZ: MANUFACTURING –0,1 2,2 0,4 5,3
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages –0,7 0,1 –0,2 1,8
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 1,0 108,9 –22,7 –15,2
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment –1,1 0,6 1,7 7,1
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 2,7 2,4 2,8 4,9
(C5): Other manufacturing –0,3 1,5 0,4 6,4
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 3,2 2,5 3,4 9,3
FZ: Construction –4,1 –0,8 –2,9 –4,5
  • (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 – Industrial Production Indexes

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Industrial Production Indexes
NA : A10, (A17), [A38 ou A64] Dec. 2010 Dec. / Nov. Nov. / Oct. Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 94,2 0,3 2,3 0,8
CZ: MANUFACTURING 92,6 –0,1 2,2 0,4
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 101,6 –0,7 0,1 –0,2
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 78,3 1,0 108,9 –22,7
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 88,6 –1,1 0,6 1,7
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 88,3 –2,0 –0,1 2,6
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 99,4 –2,1 2,1 1,3
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 82,7 0,2 0,1 1,4
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 90,5 2,7 2,4 2,8
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 75,0 0,1 7,2 6,2
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 122,3 6,2 –2,9 –1,2
(C5): Other manufacturing 92,7 –0,3 1,5 0,4
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 61,7 –1,1 2,6 –1,1
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 80,3 –1,5 0,4 –0,8
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 110,0 –0,2 4,5 –0,5
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 124,2 –0,5 –0,6 –2,3
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 85,2 –1,0 1,1 1,6
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 82,3 –0,6 2,6 1,2
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 109,8 1,3 0,7 1,3
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 105,2 3,2 2,5 3,4
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 78,6 –11,1 1,3 –5,6
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 108,1 4,5 3,0 4,2
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 100,5 1,6 –0,9 2,6
FZ: Construction 88,2 –4,1 –0,8 –2,9
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 86,4 1,0 1,4 1,7
Intermediate goods 84,9 –1,3 2,2 0,9
Consumer durables 78,4 1,7 –1,9 –1,2
Consumer non-durables 105,4 –0,6 0,2 –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 December 2010, the production decreased in the manufacture of electrical or electronic equipment and machine equipment (–1.1%)…

The production decreased in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (-2.0%) and in the manufacture of electrical equipment (-2.1%). On the opposite, it slightly increased in manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+0.2%).

…and in the « other manufacturing » (-0.3%)

The production decreased in the manufacture of rubber or plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products (-1,0%), in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products (+0.6%), and in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (-1.5%).

It also decreased in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (-0.5%), in the manufacture of textile (–1.1%) and in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (-0.2%).

In the other hand, it increased in the repair and installation of machinery and equipment (+1.3%).

The production increased in the manufacture of transport equipment (+2.7%)…

The production rose in the manufacture of other transport equipment (+6.2%). It was almost stable in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (+0.1%).

Revisions : +0.01 point in November

In November, the manufacturing production had increased (+2.2%)

The revision of the raw series, due to delayed firms’ answers, especially apply to the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products, manufacture of motor vehicles and manufacture of food products and beverages.

Tableau3a – Measure of variations’ revisions

(in point %)
Measure of variations’ revisions
Nov. / Oct. Oct. / Sept. Sept. / Aug. Q3 2010 / Q2 2010 2009 / 2008
Industry (BE) 0,01 –0,11 0,00 0,11 –0,04
raw serie 0,00 –0,20 0,82 –0,19 –0,03
SA-WDA coefficient 0,01 0,09 –0,82 0,30 –0,01
Manufacturing (CZ) 0,01 –0,11 0,00 –0,11 –0,07
raw serie 0,09 –0,20 0,92 –0,15 –0,08
SA-WDA coefficient –0,08 0,09 –0,92 0,04 0,01
  • Note of reading : in the manufacturing, the SA-WDA evolution between November and October is revised by 0.01 point : 0.09 is due to the raw serie's revision and -0.08 to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS