In June 2011, industrial prices were stableIndustrial Producer and Import Price Indices - June 2011

In June, French producer prices in industry on the French market were globally stable (-0.1 %), after a marked withdraw in May (-0.5 %). The decline of petroleum products prices was indeed smaller in June and other industrial products prices progressed only moderately, or were stable.

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No 194
Paru le : 29/07/2011
Prochaine parution le : 29/09/2017 at 08:45 - August 2017

Producer price indices in French industry

FRENCH MARKET: -0.1 % in June

In June, French producer prices in industry on the French market were globally stable (-0.1 %), after a marked withdraw in May (-0.5 %). The decline of petroleum products prices was indeed smaller in June and other industrial products prices progressed only moderately, or were stable.

The decline of petroleum products prices went on

Prices of petroleum products moved back by 2.2 % in June (-4.6 % in May). The fall of Brent Crude oil spot dimmed (-1.0 % in dollar, -1.4 % in euro).

Food products prices increased moderately…

In June, food products prices increased like in May by 0.4 %. Dairy and cheese products (+1.3 %) and cocoa, chocolate and sugar confectionery (+0.8 %) are the products whose prices move up, while processed and preserved meat prices fell again (-1.2 %), after four consecutive months of increase.

… as prices of electrical and electronic equipments, computers and machinery…

In June, prices of electrical and electronic equipments, computers and machinery grew by 0.3 %, after two months of decline. Prices of electronic components and boards (+2.1 %) contributed to this change.

… while prices of “other manufactured products” were stable

“Other manufactured products” prices, oriented upwards for several months, were stable. Prices of chemicals, rising since November 2010, withdrew (–1.1 %) as prices of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (-0.9 %).

FOREIGN MARKETS: -0.1 % in June

Producer prices of French industrial products sold on foreign markets were stable in June (-0.1% after -0.2 % in May). Food products prices moved up, notably dairy and cheese products (+1.8 %), while refined petroleum products were falling for the second consecutive month (-2.8 % after –4.6 %).

ALL MARKETS: -0.1 % in June

On all markets, producer prices of French industrial products were almost stable (-0.1 %) after a decline in May (-0.4 %). Year-on-year, the global increase was by 5.2 % ; for food products only, it reached +7.3 % and +21.2 % for refined petroleum products.

Import prices indices of industrial products: -0.1 % in June

The imported industrial products prices were stable (–0.1 %), after having withdrawn by 0.9 % in May. The decline of petroleum products prices dimmed markedly and prices of other products were stable or slightly decreasing.

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 Jun.11 In 1 month In 1 year
French market
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 115.4 –0.1 6.1
(DE) Mining and quarrying, energy, water 130 126.9 –0.2 7.3
CZ: Manufactured prod. 870 113.7 –0.1 5.9
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 188 110.3 0.4 7.3
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 70 149.9 –2.2 21.6
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 92 109.6 0.3 1.1
(C4) Transport equipment 79 105.9 0.4 1.8
(C5) Other man. products 441 111.6 0.0 4.2
Foreign markets
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 107.2 –0.1 3.2
CZ: Manufactured prod. s 106.7 0.0 3.0
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 82 117.4 0.8 7.7
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 25 200.1 –2.8 19.4
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 202 96.3 –0.4 0.5
(C4) Transport equipment 211 100.1 0.3 –0.1
(C5) Other man. products s 107.3 0.1 3.0
All markets
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 112.8 –0.1 5.2
CZ: Manufactured prod. s 111.3 –0.1 4.9
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 154 111.5 0.5 7.3
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 56 156.9 –2.3 21.2
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 127 102.9 0.0 0.8
(C4) Transport equipment 121 102.7 0.4 0.8
(C5) Other man. products s 110.2 0.0 3.8

    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 Jun.11 In 1 month In 1 year
    BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 117.3 –0.1 7.0
    CZ: Manufactured prod. s 108.9 0.0 4.0
    (C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 69 124.8 –0.2 8.5
    (C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 41 152.5 –0.8 19.9
    (C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 210 93.6 0.1 –1.8
    (C4) Transport equipment 133 101.6 0.1 1.1
    (C5) Other manufactured products s 111.9 0.1 4.7
    • 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
    Mar.11 / Feb.11 Apr.11 / Mar.11 May 11 / Apr.11
    French producer prices in industry sold on:
    - the French market // +0.2 //
    - the foreign markets +0.1 +0.1 //
    - all markets // +0.1 //
    Import prices of industrial products // +0.1 +0.1(1)
    • (1) Reading note: the evolution of the index between Apr.11 and May 11 published last month was equal to -0.9 %. It is updated to -0.8 %; that is to say a revision of +0.1 %.