In September, stability for manufactured products on all marketsIndustrial Producer and Import Price Indices - September 2013

In September, French producer prices in industry increased moderately (+0.3 %, following +0.1 % in August). Except energy prices, which progressed for the third successive month, prices of manufactured products were globally stable or decreasing.

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Paru le : 31/10/2013
Prochaine parution le : 22/12/2017 at 08:45 - November 2017

Producer price indices in French industry

FRENCH MARKET: +0.3 % in September

In September, French producer prices in industry increased moderately (+0.3 %, following +0.1 % in August). Except energy prices, which progressed for the third successive month, prices of manufactured products were globally stable or decreasing.

Energy prices moved up again...

Prices for refined petroleum products rose by 0.6 % in September (after +0.9 % and +3.4 % respectively in August and July). The price for Brent crude sourced from the North Sea increased again in September, in dollars (+4.3 % after +2.3 %), as well as in euro terms (+4.0 % after +0.5 %). Price developments by refined petroleum products were however contrasted: gas-oil (+1.1 %) and domestic oil (+0.8 %) went up, this of unleaded premium gas decreased (-3.8 %).

The increases of prices for electricity (+2.6 %), water (+2.1 %) and waste management (+1.4 %) were marked.

... food prices were stable...

Food prices were stable for the second successive month. This global stability was one more time characterized by rises in meat prices (+0.9 % after +2.3 % in August), a weak change for dairy products (+0.1 %, as in August) and a marked withdraw for prices for animal feeds (–1.5 % after -2.1 % in August).

... and prices for electrical, electronic and computer products, as "other manufactured products", weakened

Prices for electrical, electronic and computer products withdrew slightly (-0.3 %), as for "other manufactured products" (–0.2 %), drawn by the fall in prices for raw materials.

FOREIGN MARKETS: +0.1% in September

Producer prices of French industrial products sold on foreign markets were again almost unchanged (+0.1 % after -0.1 % in August). Energy prices, notably prices for electricity, diminished, while prices for manufactured products were stable.

ALL MARKETS: +0.3 % in September

On all markets, prices increased by 0.3 %), drawn by energy prices, of which electricity, while prices for manufactured products were almost stable (–0.1 %). Year-to-year, they withdrew (-0.9 %).

Import price indices of industrial products: -0.1 % in September

Import prices were stable for the second successive month (-0.1 %, after +0.2 % in August). Purchasers prices for mining and quarrying products slowed down. Prices for refined petroleum products (-0.3 %) and for electrical, electronic and computer products (-0.4 %) decreased, notably prices for computer products (–0.8 %).

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:

reference year: 2010
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 Sep.13 In 1 month In 1 year
French market
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 108.1 0.3 –0.8
(DE) Mining and quarrying, energy, water 226 110.7 1.7 –1.5
CZ: Manufactured prod. 774 107.3 –0.1 –0.6
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 196 112.0 0.0 1.8
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 49 133.7 0.6 –8.2
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 53 102.2 –0.3 0.2
(C4) Transport equipment 80 103.1 0.0 0.2
(C5) Other man. products 396 103.2 –0.2 –0.8
Foreign markets
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 103.6 0.1 –1.2
CZ: Manufactured prod. 980 103.7 –0.1 –1.1
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 100 111.7 –0.1 2.6
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 37 128.6 –1.3 –11.5
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 194 98.7 0.0 –2.0
(C4) Transport equipment 252 103.6 0.0 0.6
(C5) Other man. products 397 102.2 0.0 –1.4
All markets
BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 106.6 0.3 –0.9
CZ: Manufactured prod. 845 105.9 –0.1 –0.8
(C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 163 111.9 0.0 2.0
(C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 45 132.4 0.0 –9.1
(C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 102 99.9 –0.1 –1.2
(C4) Transport equipment 140 103.4 0.0 0.5
(C5) Other man. products 395 102.9 –0.1 –1.0

    Tableau2 – Import prices of industrial products

    reference year: 2010
    Import prices of industrial products
    Change en %
    Levels A 10 and A 17 of nomenclature CPF rev. 2, 2008 Weight Sep.13 In 1 month In 1 year
    BE:TOTAL INDUSTRY 1000 106.6 –0.1 –2.1
    CZ: Manufactured prod. s 104.0 –0.1 –1.8
    (C1) Food products, beverages, tobacco 69 114.3 –0.1 0.9
    (C2) Coke and refined petroleum products 47 133.1 –0.3 –9.9
    (C3) Electrical & electronic equip., computers, mach. 227 98.3 –0.4 –1.1
    (C4) Transport equipment 147 100.1 –0.1 –0.1
    (C5) Other manufactured products s 103.6 0.1 –1.9
    • r: updated ; nd: non available ; s : confidential

    Tableau3 – Revision of each index at total industry level

    Revision of the monthly change (in points)
    Revision of each index at total industry level
    Jun.13 / May 13 Jul.13 / Jun.13 Aug.13 / Jul.13
    French producer prices in industry sold on:
    - the French market –0.3 // –0.2(1)
    - the foreign markets // +0.2 //
    - all markets –0.1 // –0.2
    Import prices of industrial products // +0.2 +0.1
    • (1) Reading note: the evolution of the index between July 2013 and August 2013 published last month was equal to 0.3 %. It is updated to 0.1 %; that is to say a revision of --0.2 %.