In December 2013, manufacturing output was stableIndustrial production index - December 2013

In December 2013, manufacturing output was stable (0.0%, after +0.2% in November). Output decreased slightly in industrial production as a whole (–0.3%, after +1.2% last month).

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Paru le : 10/02/2014
Prochaine parution le : 10/01/2018 at 08:45 - November 2017

In December 2013, manufacturing output was stable (0.0%, after +0.2% in November). Output decreased slightly in industrial production as a whole (–0.3%, after +1.2% last month).

During the last quarter, manufacturing output improved by +0.5%…

During the last quarter (q-o-q), output improved moderately in the manufacturing sector (+0.5%), as well as in industry as a whole (+0.3%).

Output increased in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+2.6%), in the manufacture of transport equipment (+1.3%) and remained stable in other manufacturing (+0.1%). Meanwhile, output slumped by 7.0% in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products. It went down to a lesser extent in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–0.9%).

…and was higher than its last year’s level by 0.9%.

Manufacturing output went up by 0.9% (y-o-y).

Output soared in the manufacture of transport equipment (+7.5%) and improved in a less sustain pace in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+3.4%). It increased slightly in other manufacturing (+0.4%). On the opposite, output declined in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–4.1%) as well as in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–10.1%).

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) Dec. / Nov. Nov. / Oct. Q-o-Q change (1) Year on year change (2)
BE: INDUSTRY –0.3 1.2 0.3 0.7
CZ: Manufacturing 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.9
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 0.0 0.1 –0.9 –4.1
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products –9.5 19.3 –7.0 –10.1
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1.4 –0.6 2.6 3.4
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment –4.6 1.4 1.3 7.5
(C5): Other manufacturing 0.7 –0.2 0.1 0.4
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management –1.9 5.9 –0.5 –0.1
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 4.5 0.0 1.1 0.7
  • (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] Dec. 2013 Dec. / Nov. Nov. / Oct. Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 99.2 –0.3 1.2 0.3
CZ: Manufacturing 99.4 0.0 0.2 0.5
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 98.2 0.0 0.1 –0.9
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 76.2 –9.5 19.3 –7.0
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 105.2 1.4 –0.6 2.6
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 108.8 2.1 –1.6 5.2
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 100.1 3.2 –1.3 0.0
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 106.3 0.3 0.4 2.5
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 99.7 –4.6 1.4 1.3
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 94.7 3.6 3.5 5.7
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 105.3 –11.7 –0.3 –2.4
(C5): Other manufacturing 98.7 0.7 –0.2 0.1
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 96.7 0.1 –0.7 1.6
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 90.3 0.7 2.0 –0.6
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 110.4 1.1 1.6 1.8
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 100.2 0.3 0.5 0.6
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 96.4 1.5 1.6 0.3
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 96.3 0.6 –2.0 –0.8
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 101.5 0.3 –1.2 0.3
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 98.2 –1.9 5.9 –0.5
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 93.7 1.6 –4.0 –6.7
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 96.6 –2.1 7.8 0.2
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 111.1 –2.1 0.0 –2.3
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 101.2 4.5 0.0 1.1
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 101.8 –1.1 –0.2 1.2
Intermediate goods 98.1 1.2 –0.1 0.4
Consumer durables 102.2 0.9 0.9 0.9
Consumer non-durables 99.5 0.2 –0.1 –0.4
  • (1) n.e.c. : not elsewhere classifiable
  • (2) Main industrial groupings: definition in Commission regulation EC of June 14th 2007
  • Sources: Insee, SSP, SOeS

In December 2013, output decreased in the manufacture of transport equipment (–4.6%)…

In particular, output decreased strongly in the manufacture of other transport equipment (–11.7%), while it increased in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (+3.6%).

… in « Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management » (–1.9%)…

Output went down in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply (–2.1%), due to the clement climate in December.

… as well as in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–9.5%).

Output decreased by 9.5% in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products, because of social movements in several units.

Output rebounded in other manufacturing (+0.7%)…

Output went up in the manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products (+1.5%), in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment (+0.6%) and in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (+1.1%). It also increased in other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (+0.3%), in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (+0.7%) and in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (+0.3%).

… and in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+1.4%).

Output increased significantly in the manufacture of electrical equipment (+3.2%), in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (+2.1%) and to a lesser extent in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+0.3%).

Revisions in November

Tableau3a – Measure of variations’ revisions

(in point %)
Measure of variations’ revisions
Nov. / Oct. Oct. / Sept. Sept. / Aug. Q3 2013 / Q2 2013 2012 / 2011
Industry (BE) –0.11 0.10 –0.10 0.17 0.01
raw serie 0.10 –0.22 0.04 0.11 0.01
SA-WDA coefficient –0.21 0.32 –0.14 0.06 0.00
Manufacturing (CZ) 0.00 0.10 –0.10 0.03 0.01
raw serie 0.08 –0.20 0.34 –0.06 0.00
SA-WDA coefficient –0.08 0.30 –0.44 0.09 0.01
  • Note of reading: in the manufacturing, the SA-WDA evolution between October 2013 and November 2013 isn’t revised; the revision of the raw serie (+0.08 point) annihilates the revision due to the new calculation of the SA-WDA (-0.08 point).
  • Sources: Insee, SSP, SOeS