In October 2013, manufacturing output increased slightly (+0.4%)Industrial production index - October 2013

In October 2013, manufacturing output increased slightly (+0.4%, after -0.5% in September). Output decreased in industrial production as a whole (–0.3%, after –0.3% last month).

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Paru le : 10/12/2013
Prochaine parution le : 10/10/2017 at 08:45 - August 2017

In October 2013, manufacturing output increased slightly (+0.4%, after -0.5% in September). Output decreased in industrial production as a whole (–0.3%, after –0.3% last month).

During the last three months, manufacturing output was stable …

During the last three months (q-o-q), output was stable in the manufacturing sector, but declined in industry as a whole (–0.6%).

Output increased in the manufacture of transport equipment (+2.6%). Meanwhile, output decreased slightly in other manufacturing (–0.2%) and in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–0.2%). Moreover, it slumped by 14.3% in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products.

…and was lower than its last year’s level by 1.1%.

Manufacturing output dropped by 1.1% (y-o-y).

Output went down significantly in other manufacturing (–1.8%), in the manufacture of food products and beverage (–2.8%) and, to a lesser extent, in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–0.9%). It decreased dramatically in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–12.5%). On the opposite, output improved strongly in the manufacture of transport equipment (+5.5%).

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

Graphique1a – Monthly industrial Production indices

  • 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

2010 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Variation of the Industrial Production
NA : A10, (A17) Oct. / Sept. Sept. / Aug. Q-o-Q change (1) Year on year change (2)
BE: INDUSTRY –0.3 –0.3 –0.6 –0.9
CZ: Manufacturing 0.4 –0.5 0.0 –1.1
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 0.0 –1.7 0.3 –2.8
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products –12.5 –2.2 –14.3 –12.5
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1.2 3.4 –0.2 –0.9
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1.0 –3.5 2.6 5.5
(C5): Other manufacturing 0.5 –0.7 –0.2 –1.8
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management –3.4 0.4 –2.9 0.1
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 0.1 –1.4 0.9 –0.8
  • (1) Last three months / three previous months
  • (2) 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

2010 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Variation of the Industrial Production
NA : A10, (A17), [A38 ou A64] Oct. 2013 Oct. / Sept. Sept. / Aug. Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 98.3 –0.3 –0.3 –0.6
CZ: Manufacturing 99.2 0.4 –0.5 0.0
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 99.2 0.0 –1.7 0.3
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 70.4 –12.5 –2.2 –14.3
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 103.9 1.2 3.4 –0.2
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 105.5 2.5 5.6 0.7
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 97.7 0.4 3.4 –1.4
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 106.7 0.7 2.2 –0.1
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 102.4 1.0 –3.5 2.6
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 86.4 0.1 –7.2 4.7
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 120.4 1.8 –0.5 1.0
(C5): Other manufacturing 98.2 0.5 –0.7 –0.2
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 96.6 1.2 3.1 –3.6
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 87.8 –1.0 –3.5 –0.4
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 105.8 –0.8 1.6 –0.8
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 101.3 1.1 0.7 0.4
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 93.5 –1.0 –0.4 –0.5
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 97.7 1.1 –2.7 1.1
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 102.7 1.6 1.2 –0.9
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 94.4 –3.4 0.4 –2.9
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 93.1 –2.4 –6.4 0.6
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 92.0 –3.8 0.6 –3.9
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 111.6 –1.3 1.3 2.1
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 96.5 0.1 –1.4 0.9
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 103.2 1.3 –0.3 0.4
Intermediate goods 96.5 0.4 –1.2 0.5
Consumer durables 97.2 –1.1 3.4 –1.6
Consumer non-durables 100.4 0.1 –0.3 –0.5
  • (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 October 2013, output decreased strongly in « Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management » (–3.4%).

In particular, output decreased strongly in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply (–3.8%), due to a clement climate in October.

Output increased in other manufacturing (+0.5%)…

Output went up in other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (+1.6%), in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment (+1.1%), in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (+1.1%) as well as in the manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products (+1.2%).

On the other hand, output declined in the manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products (–1.0%), in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (–0.8%) and in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (–1.0%).

… in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+1.2%)…

Output improved strongly in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (+2.5%) and, in a less sustained pace, in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+0.7%) and in the manufacture of electrical equipment (+0.4%).

… as well as in the manufacture of transport equipment (+1.0%).

Output increased in the manufacture of other transport equipment (+1.8%). It was almost stable in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (+0.1%) after a fall in September.

Output plummeted in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–12.5%).

Output went down by 12.5% in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products due to a maintenance shutdown.

Revisions in September

Tableau3a – Measure of variations’ revisions

(in point %)
Measure of variations’ revisions
Sept. / Aug. Aug. / July July / June Q3 2013 / Q2 2013 2012 / 2011
Industry (BE) 0.20 –0.10 0.00 0.03 –0.01
raw serie 0.00 0.07 0.00 0.00 –0.01
SA-WDA coefficient 0.20 –0.17 0.00 0.03 0.00
Manufacturing (CZ) 0.20 0.00 0.00 0.07 –0.01
raw serie 0.06 –0.03 0.00 –0.07 –0.01
SA-WDA coefficient 0.14 0.03 0.00 0.14 0.00
  • Note of reading: in the manufacturing, the SA-WDA evolution between August 2013 and September 2013 is revised by +0.20 point: 0.06 is due to the raw serie's revision and 0.14 to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
  • Sources: Insee, SSP, SOeS