In August 2012, the turnover in manufacturing industry rose by 1.9% compared to JulyTurnover in industry and construction - August 2012

In August 2012, the turnover still went up in the manufacturing industry (+1.9%), after an increase of 1.4% in July. Exports rose sharply (+2.2%).

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

In August 2012, the turnover still went up in the manufacturing industry (+1.9%), after an increase of 1.4% in July. Exports rose sharply (+2.2%).

In August 2012, the turnover improved significantly in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+3.5%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+3.1%), mainly in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (+4.3%). It also grew in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+2.7%), in other industries (+1.4%) and slightly in the electrical and electronic equipments; machine equipment (+0.3%).

In August 2012, the turnover of industry as a whole went up by 1.7%. Over the same period, it also improved in construction (+1.3%).

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: Insee

In the last quarter (Q/Q–1), the turnover increased moderately in the manufacturing industry (+0.4%). It rose especially in other industries (+0.6%) and in the manufacture of transport equipments (+1.0%).

Year-on-year (Q/Q–4), the turnover increased sharply in the manufacturing industry (+1.4%).

IRtab5 – Variation of the turnover in industry and construction

SA-WDA value, Base year 2005
Variation of the turnover in industry and construction
Nace Classification Change in %
Sectors Weight** Aug./ July July/ June Q/Q–1 (1) Q/Q–4 (2)
BE : INDUSTRY 8022 1.7 1.7 1.0 1.9
CZ : MANUFACTURING 7167 1.9 1.4 0.8 1.4
Of which Exports 1017 2.2 0.2 1.4 3.2
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1131 2.7 –0.3 0.6 3.1
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 461 3.5 6.0 1.3 5.2
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 927 0.3 2.4 0.7 –0.3
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1383 3.1 2.7 1.0 1.6
(C5): Other manufacturing 3265 1.4 0.7 0.6 0.7
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 855 0.2 3.4 1.7 4.7
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 1978 1.3 0.2 1.2 2.1
  • ** 10000=B..F
  • (1) Last three months / three previous months
  • (2) Last three months / three same months of previous year
  • The codes correspond to different levels of aggregation of the NACE classification.
  • Source: INSEE