In March 2013, the turnover in manufacturing industry rose by 0.8% compared to FebruaryTurnover in industry and construction - March 2013

In March 2013, the turnover went up in the manufac-turing industry (+0.8%), due to a high rise in the manufacture of transport equipment (+9.9%). The turnover decreased in the manufacturing industry without the manufacture of transport equipment (–0.9%).

Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.

In March 2013, the turnover went up in the manufacturing industry (+0.8%), due to a high rise in the manufacture of transport equipment (+9.9%).

The turnover decreased in the manufacturing industry without the manufacture of transport equipment (–0.9%).

A very small decline over the last three months…

Over the quarter (q-o-q), the turnover fell slightly in the manufacturing industry (–0.2%). It decreased in other industries (–0.5%) and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum (–1.2%). It went down in the manufacture of transport equipments (–0.3%). On the other hand, it increased in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+0.6%).

…but a slightly larger one over the last year

Year-on-year, the turnover decreased in the manufacturing industry (–0.9%). It fell substantially in other manufacturing (–1.7%), in the manufacture of transport equipment (–3.2%) and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum (–4.5%). On the contrary, it rose considerably in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+4.1%).

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: INSEE

In March 2013, the turnover jumped in the manufacture of transport equipment (+9.9%), mainly in the manufacture of other transport equipments (+15.8%). The turnover fell sharply in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum (–3.1%). It decreased in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–1.0%). It went down moderately in other industries (–0.5%), in spite of a significant rise in the pharmaceuticals, medical chemical and botanical products (+1.9%). It fell substantially in the electrical and electronic equipment ; machine equipment (–1.0%).

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** March/ Feb. Feb./ Jan. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
BE : INDUSTRY 10000 0.8 0.6 –0.2 0.2
CZ : MANUFACTURING 8373 0.8 0.7 –0.2 –0.9
Of which Exports 2731 1.1 0.5 –0.6 –0.8
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1647 –1.0 –0.1 0.6 4.1
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 478 –3.1 1.4 –1.2 –4.5
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1005 –1.0 0.8 –0.2 –1.0
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1428 9.9 4.2 –0.3 –3.2
(C5): Other manufacturing 3815 –0.5 –0.2 –0.5 –1.7
DE: Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 1627 0.4 –0.2 –0.1 5.8
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 10000 –2.7 –0.7 –0.5 –1.5
  • ** 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