In January 2013, the turnover in manufacturing industry fell by 1.9% compared to DecemberTurnover in industry and construction - January 2013

In January 2013, the turnover decreased signifi-cantly in the manufacturing industry (–1.9%), after a rise in December. Exports dropped (–3.4%). In January 2013, the turnover of industry as a whole also went down by 1.9%.

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 January 2013, the turnover decreased significantly in the manufacturing industry (–1.9%), after a rise in December. Exports dropped (–3.4%).

In January 2013, the turnover of industry as a whole also went down by 1.9%.

Decrease over the last three months…

Over the quarter (q-o-q), the turnover decreased significantly in the manufacturing industry (–1.7%). It slumped in the manufacture of transport equipment (–5.1%) and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–6.5%). On the other hand, it rose slightly in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+0.5%).

…and over the last year

Year-on-year, the turnover declined in the manufacturing industry (–1.5%). It fell dramatically in the manufacture of transport equipment (–6.8%). On the other hand, it rose considerably in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+4.1%).

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: Insee

In January 2013, the turnover plummeted in the manufacture of transport equipment (–6.8%), mainly in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (–11.6%). The turnover fell substantially in other manufacturing (–1.3%). It went down slightly in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–0.2%). It remained stable in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (0.0%).

On the other hand, the turnover rose in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+0.4%).

IRtab5 – Variation of the turnover in industry and construction

SA-WDA value, Base year 2010
Variation of the turnover in industry and construction
Nace Classification Change in %
Sectors Weight** Jan./ Dec. Dec./ Nov. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
BE : INDUSTRY 10000 –1,9 2,1 –1,2 –0,2
CZ : MANUFACTURING 8373 –1,9 2,1 –1,7 –1,5
Of which Exports 2731 –3,4 4,6 –2,0 –1,4
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1647 0,4 2,5 0,5 4,1
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 478 –0,2 –4,8 –6,5 –4,0
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1005 0,0 0,4 –1,4 –1,6
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1428 –6,8 2,7 –5,1 –6,8
(C5): Other manufacturing 3815 –1,8 3,3 –0,8 –1,4
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 1627 –2,1 2,2 1,8 6,2
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 10000 1,4 –0,4 –0,8 –2,2
  • ** 10000=B..E and 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