In April 2013, the turnover in manufacturing industry increased by 0.3% compared to MarchTurnover in industry and construction - April 2013

In March 2013, the turnover rose slightly in the manufacturing industry (+0.3%), due to a high growth in exports (+3.1%). The turnover increased significantly in the manufacturing industry without the manufacture of transport equip-ment (+1.2%).

In March 2013, the turnover rose slightly in the manufacturing industry (+0.3%), due to a high growth in exports (+3.1%).

The turnover increased significantly in the manufacturing industry without the manufacture of transport equipment (+1.2%).

The turnover grew over the last three months…

Over the quarter (q-o-q), the turnover rose substantially in the manufacturing industry (+1.1%). It increased sharply in the manufacture of transport equipments (+5.9%). It grew moderately in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+0.8%) and in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+1.0%).

… and remained stable over the last year

Year-on-year, the turnover leveled off in the manufacturing industry (0.0%). It rose sharply in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+3.5%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+2.3%). On the other hand, it decreased significantly in other industries (–1.4%) and in the manufacture of food and refined petroleum products (–5.8%).

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: Insee

In April 2013, the turnover increased in other industries (+1.2%), mainly in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment (+2.0%). It grew in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+1.5%) and in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+1.3%). It remained stable in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum (+0.1%). On the contrary, it fell considerably in the manufacture of transport equipment (–3.9%) after a high rise in March (+10.2%), due to a steeply decline in the manufacture of other transport equipment (–11.5%).

IRtab5 – Variation of the turnover in industry and construction

SA-WDA value, Base year 2010
Variation of the turnover in industry and construction
Nace Classification Change in %
Sectors Weight** April/ March March/ Feb. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
BE : INDUSTRY 10000 0,3 0,9 0,9 0,9
CZ : MANUFACTURING 8373 0,3 1,0 1,1 0,0
Of which Exports 2731 3,1 1,4 2,9 1,8
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1647 1,5 –1,0 0,8 3,5
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 478 0,1 –3,0 –0,6 –5,8
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1005 1,3 –0,7 1,0 0,0
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1428 –3,9 10,2 5,9 2,3
(C5): Other manufacturing 3815 1,2 –0,4 –0,2 –1,4
DE: Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 1627 0,6 0,4 –0,3 5,4
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 10000 4,4 –3,4 –0,3 –0,9
  • ** 10000=B..E and F
  • (1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / three previous months
  • (2) Year-on-year : last three months / three same months of previous year
  • The codes correspond to different levels of aggregation of the NACE classification.
  • Source: INSEE