In November 2012, the turnover in manufacturing industry fell by 1.9% compared to OctoberTurnover in industry and construction - November 2012

In November 2012, the turnover decreased significantly in the manufacturing industry (–1.9%), after a rise in October. Exports dropped (–4.5%).

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

In November 2012, the turnover decreased significantly in the manufacturing industry (–1.9%), after a rise in October. Exports dropped (–4.5%).

In November 2012, the turnover fell considerably in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–3.1%). It shrank in other manufacturing (–1.1%), mainly due to a drop in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment (–3.2%). The turnover in manufacture of transport equipment went down (–2.2%), for the third consecutive month. It fell sharply in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–3.7%) and it dipped substantially in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–1.8%).

In November 2012, the turnover of industry as a whole went down by 1.6%. Over the same period, it also decreased in construction (–1.7%).

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: INSEE

Year-on-year, the turnover declined in the manufacturing industry (–1.0%).

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** Nov./ Oct. Oct./ Sept. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
BE : INDUSTRY 8022 –1.6 1.0 –1.0 –0.7
CZ : MANUFACTURING 7167 –1.9 1.0 –1.2 –1.0
Of which Exports 1017 –4.5 3.0 –2.3 –0.2
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1131 –3.1 4.7 0.6 2.5
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 461 –3.7 3.6 1.1 2.9
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 927 –1.8 1.9 –1.1 –2.0
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1383 –2.2 –2.5 –2.1 –4.7
(C5): Other manufacturing 3265 –1.1 0.4 –1.9 –1.2
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 855 0.2 1.2 –0.1 1.3
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 1978 –1.7 2.3 –1.2 –0.8
  • ** 10000=B..F
  • (1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / three previous months
  • (2) Year-on-year : last three months / same three months of previous year
  • The codes correspond to the level of aggregation A 10 (A 17) of the "NA" aggregate classification based on the NACE.
  • Source: INSEE