In December 2011, manufacturing output decreased (-1.4%)Industrial production index - December 2011

In December 2011, manufacturing output decreased in volume (-1.4%). It had increased in November 2011 (+1.4%). In total industry, output decreased as well (-1.4%).

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Paru le : 10/02/2012
Prochaine parution le : 10/10/2017 at 08:45 - August 2017

In December 2011, manufacturing output decreased in volume (-1.4%). It had increased in November 2011 (+1.4%).

In total industry, output decreased as well (-1.4%).

During the last quarter, manufacturing output decreased (-0.5%)…

During the last quarter (quarter-on-quarter change), output decreased in the manufacturing sector (-0.5%) as well as in the industry as a whole (-0.8%).

Output decreased in the “other manufacturing” (-0.9%), in the manufacture of electrical, electronic equipment and machine equipment (-1.1%). On the other hand, it increased in the manufacture of transport equipment (+1.6%) and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+4.6%).

…though it remained higher than its last year’s level by 2.1%

Manufacturing output rose by 2.1% (y-o-y).

It increased in the “other manufacturing“ (+1.3%), in the manufacture of transport equipment (+3.1%) and in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machine equipment (+1.1%).

It strongly increased in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+20.2%) due to strikes in October 2010.

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 the Industrial Production by activity (NA)

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Variation of the Industrial Production by activity (NA)
NA : A10, (A17) Dec. / Nov. Nov. / Oct. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
BE: INDUSTRY –1,4 1,1 –0,8 0,6
CZ: MANUFACTURING –1,4 1,4 –0,5 2,1
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages –1,2 1,3 –0,9 3,2
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 0,6 2,1 4,6 20,2
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment –3,2 2,2 –1,1 1,1
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment –0,7 1,7 1,6 3,1
(C5): Other manufacturing –1,2 1,1 –0,9 1,3
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management –1,3 –0,7 –2,9 –8,5
FZ: Construction –2,0 1,7 –0,7 3,1
  • (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

Tableau 2 – Variation of the Industrial Production

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Variation of the Industrial Production
NA : A10, (A17), [A38 or A64] Dec. 2011 Dec. / Nov. Nov. / Oct. Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 91,8 –1,4 1,1 –0,8
CZ: MANUFACTURING 91,7 –1,4 1,4 –0,5
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 104,8 –1,2 1,3 –0,9
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 79,5 0,6 2,1 4,6
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 90,2 –3,2 2,2 –1,1
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 90,6 –4,6 0,3 –2,0
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 101,5 –2,1 3,3 0,3
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 83,4 –2,8 2,9 –1,3
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 87,9 –0,7 1,7 1,6
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 69,0 –1,4 1,3 –2,6
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 126,7 0,5 1,9 7,0
(C5): Other manufacturing 90,3 –1,2 1,1 –0,9
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 56,5 –2,9 –1,0 –4,3
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 76,4 –1,3 2,8 –3,9
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 110,1 –1,2 0,2 –0,4
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 113,7 0,3 0,1 –0,2
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 88,2 –0,8 1,7 –0,2
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 80,7 –1,2 0,7 –2,1
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 105,5 –2,0 2,2 1,8
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 92,5 –1,3 –0,7 –2,9
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 92,2 1,2 3,8 2,5
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 91,5 –1,4 –1,3 –3,9
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 101,5 –2,5 0,2 1,7
FZ: Construction 95,0 –2,0 1,7 –0,7
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 91,4 –1,9 2,0 0,9
Intermediate goods 86,6 –0,9 0,8 –1,5
Consumer durables 79,6 –6,4 6,3 –3,0
Consumer non-durables 102,7 –1,0 1,1 –0,7
  • (1) n.e.c. : not elsewhere classifiable
  • (2) Main industrial groupings : definition in Commission regulation EC of 14 June 2007
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS

In December 2011, output decreased in the « other manufacturing » (-1.2%)…

Output decreased in the other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (-2.0%), in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products (-1.2%), in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (-1.2%) as well as in the manufacture of rubber and plastics products (-0.8%). It also decreased in the manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products (-2.9%) and in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (-1.3%). Meanwhile, it slightly increased in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (+0.3%).

…in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, machine equipment (-3.2%)…

Output sharply decreased in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (-4.6%), in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (-2.8%) as well as in the manufacture of electrical equipment (-2.1%).

…and in the manufacture of transport equipment (-0.7%)

Output decreased in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (-1.4%). On the opposite, it increased in the manufacture of other transport equipment (+0.5%).

Revisions: +0.11 point in November

Tableau 3 – Measure of variations’ revisions

(in point %)
Measure of variations’ revisions
Nov. / Oct. Oct. / Sept. Sept. / Aug. Q3 2011 / Q2 2011 2010 / 2009
Industry (BE) 0,00 0,11 0,21 0,07 0,03
raw serie 0,21 0,10 0,76 –0,08 0,01
SA-WDA coefficient –0,21 0,01 –0,55 0,15 0,02
Manufacturing (CZ) 0,11 0,11 0,10 0,07 –0,03
raw serie 0,31 0,10 0,78 –0,04 0,01
SA-WDA coefficient –0,20 0,01 –0,68 0,11 –0,04
  • Note of reading : in the manufacturing, the SA-WDA evolution between October and November is revised by 0.11 point : 0.31 is due to the raw serie's revision and -0.20 to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS
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