In December 2012, the turnover in manufacturing industry grew by 2.2% compared to NovemberTurnover in industry and construction - December 2012

In December 2012, the turnover increased signifi-cantly in the manufacturing industry (+2.2%), after a fall in November. Exports rebounded (+2.7%). In December 2012, the turnover of industry as a whole went up by 2.1%.

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No 52
Paru le : 01/03/2013
Prochaine parution le : 29/09/2017 at 12:00 - July 2017

Warning : from January 2013, the index of turnover will be base 2010 and referenced to 2010.

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

In December 2012, the turnover increased significantly in the manufacturing industry (+2.2%), after a fall in November. Exports rebounded (+2.7%).

In December 2012, the turnover of industry as a whole went up by 2.1%.

Decrease over the last three months…

Over the quarter (q-o-q), the turnover decreased moderately in the manufacturing industry (–0.8%). It fell in the manufacture of transport equipment (–3.1%), in other manufacturing (–1.0%) in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–2.3%) and in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–1.1%).

…and over the last year

Year-on-year, the turnover decreased in the manufacturing industry (–0.9%). It plummeted in the manufacture of transport equipment (–5.9%). On the other hand, it soared in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+4.1%).

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: Insee

In December 2012, the turnover rose sharply in other manufacturing (+3.0%), mainly in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (+5.1%) and in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products (+3.3%). The turnover in manufacture of transport equipment rebounded (+4.1%) after a three-month-fall. It went up in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+2.4%) and in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+0.5%).

On the other hand, the turnover fell considerably in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–4.1%).

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** Dec./ Nov. Nov./ Oct. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
BE : INDUSTRY 8022 2.1 –1.8 –0.8 –0.5
CZ : MANUFACTURING 7167 2.2 –2.0 –1.0 –0.9
Of which Exports 1017 2.7 –4.9 –1.6 –0.1
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1131 2.4 –3.1 2.0 4.1
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 461 –4.1 –4.5 –2.3 0.3
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 927 0.5 –2.2 –1.1 –1.6
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1383 4.1 –0.9 –3.1 –5.9
(C5): Other manufacturing 3265 3.0 –1.6 –1.0 –0.8
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 855 1.3 –0.5 0.0 2.2
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 1978 –0.5 –1.6 –0.7 –1.6
  • ** 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