In September 2012, the turnover in manufacturing industry dropped by 2.7% compared to AugustTurnover in industry and construction - September 2012

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

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

In September 2012, the turnover fell significantly in the manufacturing industry (–2.7%), after a rise over the last two months. Exports declined dramatically (–4.2%).

In September 2012, the turnover decreased considerably in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–4.2%) and in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–3.3%). The turnover went down sharply in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–2.8%), in particular in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (–9.9%). It also fell in the manufacture of transport equipment (–2.4%) and in other industries (–2.4%).

In September 2012, the turnover of industry as a whole went down by 2.1%. Over the same period, it also declined in construction (–2.8%).

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: Insee

Over the third quarter (q-o-q), the turnover increased substantially in the manufacturing industry (+1.0%). It rose especially in the manufacture of transport equipments (+2.2%) and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+5.1%).

Year-on-year, the turnover increased sharply in the manufacturing industry (+1.3%).

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** Sept./ Aug. Aug./ July q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
BE : INDUSTRY 8022 –2.1 1.2 1.1 1.5
CZ : MANUFACTURING 7167 –2.7 2.1 1.0 1.3
Of which Exports 1017 –4.2 2.8 0.0 2.3
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1131 –3.3 2.7 –0.2 2.3
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 461 –4.2 4.2 5.1 5.1
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 927 –2.8 0.6 1.7 –1.1
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1383 –2.4 2.8 2.2 3.7
(C5): Other manufacturing 3265 –2.4 1.5 0.3 0.1
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 855 2.6 –4.5 1.9 2.8
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 1978 –2.8 1.4 0.2 0.3
  • ** 10000=B..F
  • (1) Quarter-on-quarter : last three months / three previous months
  • (2) Year-on-year : last three months / three same months of the previous year
  • The codes correspond to different levels of aggregation of the NACE classification.
  • Source: INSEE