In August 2011, manufacturing output increased (+0.7%)Industrial production index - August 2011

In August 2011, manufacturing output increased in volume (+0.7%). It had increased at a more sustained pace in July 2011 (+1.8%). In overall industrial production, output increased as well (+0.5%).

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Paru le : 10/10/2011
Prochaine parution le : 10/10/2017 at 08:45 - August 2017

In August 2011, manufacturing output increased in volume (+0.7%). It had increased at a more sustained pace in July 2011 (+1.8%).

In overall industrial production, output increased as well (+0.5%).

In the last three months, manufacturing output increased (+0.5%)…

In the last three months (quarter-on-quarter change), output increased in the manufacturing sector (+0.5%, q o-q) and in the industry as a whole (+1.0%).

Output increased in the electrical, electronic equipment and machine equipment (+2.2%). It was almost stable in the other sectors.

… and exceeded it’s last year’s level by 4.2%

Manufacturing output rose by 4.2% (y-o-y). It strongly increased in the “other manufacturing” (+3.2%), in the electrical and electronic equipment and machine equipment (+8.2%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+5.3%).

Please note: all the series are adjusted for seasonal variations (SA) and the number of working days (WDA).

Graphique1a – Monthly industrial production indexes

  • Legend : CZ : Manufacturing - (C1) : Manufacture of food products and beverages - (C3) : Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment - (C4) : Manufacture of transport equipment - (C5) : Other manufacturing
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS

Tableau 1 – Variation of industrial production by activity (NA)

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Variation of industrial production by activity (NA)
NA : A10, (A17) Aug. / July July / June Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
BE: INDUSTRY 0,5 1,8 1,0 3,5
CZ: MANUFACTURING 0,7 1,8 0,5 4,2
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages –0,9 0,5 0,3 3,5
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 2,0 –4,6 0,1 –4,4
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 2,7 4,6 2,2 8,2
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment –2,2 2,5 0,0 5,3
(C5): Other manufacturing 1,3 1,3 0,2 3,2
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management –0,1 1,9 4,2 –1,3
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 3,2 0,3 –0,5 –0,1
  • (1) Last three months / three same months of previous year
  • The codes correspond to the level of aggregation A 10 (A 17) of the "NA" aggregate classification based on NAF rev.2.
  • Sources : INSEE, SSP, SOeS

In August 2011, output increased in the « other manufacturing » (+1.3%) …

Output increased in the “other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment” (+1.9%), in the manufacture of rubber and plastics products (+1.7%), in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (+3.6%) as weel as in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products (+1.1%).

Tableau 2 – Variation of industrial production

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Variation of industrial production
NA : A10, (A17), [A38 ou A64] Aug. 2011 Aug. / July July / June Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 95,8 0,5 1,8 1,0
CZ: MANUFACTURING 95,5 0,7 1,8 0,5
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 104,3 –0,9 0,5 0,3
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 75,7 2,0 –4,6 0,1
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 98,5 2,7 4,6 2,2
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 95,9 –2,0 9,0 0,5
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 105,7 2,5 4,2 –1,5
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 96,1 6,4 1,6 6,1
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 88,6 –2,2 2,5 0,0
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 74,7 0,3 1,6 2,4
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 117,0 –5,2 3,7 –3,1
(C5): Other manufacturing 94,9 1,3 1,3 0,2
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 59,0 –2,5 –1,5 –4,4
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 82,9 3,6 –0,6 0,2
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 113,3 0,4 –1,9 –0,6
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 119,9 0,7 0,8 2,5
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 90,5 1,7 0,7 –1,5
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 84,5 1,1 2,2 0,0
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 113,6 1,9 4,5 2,4
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 98,4 –0,1 1,9 4,2
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 89,6 2,4 4,5 –1,8
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 98,8 –0,5 2,2 5,2
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 101,6 1,4 –2,1 –0,2
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 96,9 3,2 0,3 –0,5
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 86,4 1,0 3,8 2,0
Intermediate goods 84,9 1,1 1,1 –0,8
Consumer durables 78,4 2,1 7,0 3,1
Consumer non-durables 105,4 –0,6 0,5 0,3
  • (1) n.e.c. : not elsewhere classifiable
  • (2) Main industrial groupings : definition in Commission regulation EC of 14 June 2007
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS

… and in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, machine equipment

Output soared in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+6.4%) and in the manufacture of electrical equipment (+2.5%). On the opposite, it decreased in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (-2.0%).

On the contrary, it decreased in the manufacture of transport equipment (-2.2%)

Output decreased in the manufacture of other transport equipment (-5.2%). It slightly increased in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (+0.3%).

Revisions : +0.4 point in July

In July 2011, manufacturing output increased (+1.8%)

The revisions are due to the revision of raw series in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products and in the “other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment”.

Tableau 3 – Measure of variations’ revisions

(in point %)
Measure of variations’ revisions
July / June June / May May / April Q2 2011 / Q1 2011 2010 / 2009
Industry (BE) 0,32 0,00 –0,22 0,00 0,04
raw serie 0,20 –0,11 –0,22 –0,20 0,01
SA-WDA coefficient 0,12 0,11 0,00 0,20 0,03
Manufacturing (CZ) 0,43 –0,11 0,00 0,04 0,02
raw serie 0,39 –0,20 –0,34 –0,21 0,02
SA-WDA coefficient 0,04 0,09 0,34 0,25 0,00
  • Note of reading : in the manufacturing, the SA-WDA evolution between June and July is revised by 0.43 point : 0.39 is due to the raw serie's revision and 0.04 to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS
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