In March 2012, the turnover in manufacturing industry decreased by 1.6%Turnover in industry and construction - March 2012

In March 2012, the turnover declined in the manufactur-ing industry (–1.6%). It was up in February (+0.9%). Exports fell by 2.8%, after +0,2% in February.

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

In March 2012, the turnover declined in the manufacturing industry (–1.6%). It was up in February (+0.9%). Exports fell by 2.8%, after +0,2% in February.

In March 2012, the turnover flopped in the manufacture of transport equipment (–7.2%), particularly in the manufacture of other transport equipment (–10.1%).

The turnover also dropped in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–5.1%).

The turnover decreased in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–1.7%) and in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–0.6%) in March 2012.

Over the same period, the turnover rose in the other manufacturing (+1.1%).

In March 2012, the turnover of the industry as a whole (B to E) weakened by 0.7%.

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: Insee

In the last quarter (Q/Q–1), the turnover in the manufacturing industry increased by +0.5%. It especially grew in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+4.4%).

Year-on-year (Q/Q–4), the turnover grew by 2.2% in the manufacturing industry.

IRtab5 – Turnover in industry and construction

s.a. and w-d.a. data –2005 = 100
Turnover in industry and construction
Nace Classification Change in %
Sectors Weight** March/ Feb. Feb./ Jan. Q/Q–1 (1) Q/Q–4 (1)
BE : INDUSTRY 8022 –0,7 1,2 0,3 2,2
CZ : MANUFACTURING 7167 –1,6 0,9 0,5 2,2
Of which Exports 1017 –2,8 0,2 2,0 1,8
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1131 –1,7 2,9 0,3 4,4
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 461 –5,1 5,4 4,4 11,6
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 927 –0,6 0,4 0,5 2,0
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1383 –7,2 3,0 –0,2 0,6
(C5): Other manufacturing 3265 1,1 –1,2 0,3 0,7
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 855 5,0 3,4 –1,3 1,7
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 1978 –1,2 –0,3 –0,1 4,6
  • ** 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