In October 2012, the turnover in manufacturing industry went up by 0.9% compared to SeptemberTurnover in industry and construction - October 2012

In October 2012, the turnover rose moderately in the manufacturing industry (+0.9%), after a significant fall in September. Exports increased strongly (+3.4%).

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Paru le : 21/12/2012
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Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.

In October 2012, the turnover rose moderately in the manufacturing industry (+0.9%), after a significant fall in September. Exports increased strongly (+3.4%).

In October 2012, the turnover grew considerably in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+4.4%) and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+3.9%). The turnover shot up substantially in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+2.2%), mainly in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+2.9%) and in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (+3.4%). It also increased slightly in other industries (+0.4%). On the other hand, the turnover of the manufacture of transport equipment fell sharply in October (–3.8%), notably in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (–8.1%).

In October 2012, the turnover of industry as a whole went up by 1.0%. Over the same period, it also rose in construction (+2.6%).

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: Insee

Over the third quarter (q-o-q), the turnover increased moderately in the manufacturing industry (+1.0%). It rose in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+6.2%) and in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+1.6%).

Year-on-year, the turnover increased sharply in the manufacturing industry (+1.1%).

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** Oct./ Sept. Sept./ Aug. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
BE : INDUSTRY 8022 1,0 –2,4 0,8 1,1
CZ : MANUFACTURING 7167 0,9 –2,7 1,0 1,1
Of which Exports 1017 3,4 –4,3 –0,2 2,3
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1131 4,4 –3,0 1,6 3,8
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 461 3,9 –3,7 6,2 5,9
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 927 2,2 –2,5 1,1 –1,1
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1383 –3,8 –1,6 0,9 1,8
(C5): Other manufacturing 3265 0,4 –2,8 0,1 –0,1
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 855 1,4 –0,3 –0,6 0,4
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 1978 2,6 –3,2 0,3 0,7
  • ** 10000=B..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