In June 2012, manufacturing output was almost stable (+0.1%)Industrial production index - June 2012

In June 2012, manufacturing output was almost sta-ble in volume (+0.1%). It had decreased in May (-1.1%). Output was stable in total industry.

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

In June 2012, manufacturing output was almost stable in volume (+0.1%). It had decreased in May (-1.1%).

Output was stable in total industry.

During the last quarter, manufacturing output decreased (-1.2%)…

During the last quarter (quarter-on-quarter change), output decreased in the manufacturing sector (-1.2%) as well as in the industry as a whole (-0.6%).

Output decreased in the manufacture of transport equipment (-3.7%), in the “other manufacturing” (-0.6%) and in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment (-1.9%).

…and was lower than its last year’s level by 3.1%

Manufacturing output decreased by 3.1% (y-o-y).

It decreased in the “other manufacturing“ (-3.2%), in the manufacture of transport equipment (-6.0%) and in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machine equipment (-2.8%). The manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products decreased strongly (-13.1%).

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 %NA : A10, (A17)
Variation of the Industrial Production by activity (NA)
June / May May / April Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
BE: INDUSTRY 0.0 –2.1 –0.6 –1.9
CZ: MANUFACTURING 0.1 –1.1 –1.2 –3.1
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages –0.5 –0.2 –0.4 1.0
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 13.6 –5.9 0.7 –13.1
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment –0.2 –1.4 –1.9 –2.8
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment –1.7 –1.6 –3.7 –6.0
(C5): Other manufacturing 0.5 –1.1 –0.6 –3.2
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management –0.8 –7.7 3.2 6.0
FZ: Construction 0.7 –1.2 2.9 –1.5
  • (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 ou A64] June 2012 June / May May / April Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 90.1 0.0 –2.1 –0.6
CZ: MANUFACTURING 89.1 0.1 –1.1 –1.2
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 105.6 –0.5 –0.2 –0.4
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 70.9 13.6 –5.9 0.7
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 87.3 –0.2 –1.4 –1.9
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 86.6 –4.0 –2.6 –4.3
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 100.0 3.3 –0.3 1.3
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 80.6 0.6 –1.0 –2.0
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 81.0 –1.7 –1.6 –3.7
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 61.2 –3.0 –0.9 –4.1
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 121.5 –0.1 –2.2 –3.4
(C5): Other manufacturing 88.4 0.5 –1.1 –0.6
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 59.9 2.7 –0.3 1.5
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 77.0 2.5 –0.8 0.2
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 112.4 –1.1 –0.4 0.3
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 112.4 –0.3 –0.4 –1.2
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 81.8 –1.3 –1.1 –1.6
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 78.7 0.4 –1.1 –1.5
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 102.0 2.3 –2.7 0.5
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 96.7 –0.8 –7.7 3.2
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 84.3 –2.7 –0.9 4.0
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 96.3 –1.0 –9.2 3.5
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 109.3 1.8 0.8 –0.6
FZ: Construction 94.5 0.7 –1.2 2.9
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 86.0 –0.6 –2.1 –2.4
Intermediate goods 84.4 0.0 –0.6 –0.7
Consumer durables 83.7 1.5 –0.1 0.6
Consumer non-durables 103.1 0.2 –0.5 –0.5
  • (1) n.e.c. : not elsewhere classifiable
  • (2) Main industrial groupings : definition in Commission regulation EC of 14 June 2007
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS

Output increased in the « other manufacturing » (+0.5%)…

Output increased in the other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (+2.3%), in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of record media (+2.5%), in the manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products (+2.7%). On the opposite, it decreased in the manufacture of rubber and plastics products (-1.3%), in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (-1.1%).

… but decreased in the manufacture of transport equipment (-1.7%)…

Output decreased in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (-3.0%) and was almost stable in the manufacture of other transport equipment (-0.1%).

It was almost stable in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, machine equipment (-0.2%)

Output decreased in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (-4.0%), but it increased in the manufacture of electrical equipment (+3.3%) and in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+0.6%).

Output soared in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+13.6%)

Output soared by 13.6% in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products, due to a recovery of activity in a refinery since mid June.

Revisions: -0.12 in May

Tableau 3 – Measure of variations’ revisions

(in point %)
Measure of variations’ revisions
May / April April / March March / Feb. Q1 2012 / Q4 2011 2011 / 2010
Industry (BE) –0.12 0.01 –0.11 –0.04 –0.39
raw serie –0.05 –0.36 –0.30 –0.03 –0.38
SA-WDA coefficient –0.07 0.37 0.19 –0.01 –0.01
Manufacturing (CZ) –0.12 –0.01 –0.21 –0.04 –0.46
raw serie –0.26 –0.27 –0.29 –0.12 –0.43
SA-WDA coefficient 0.14 0.26 0.08 0.08 –0.03
  • Note of reading : in the manufacturing, the SA-WDA evolution between April and May is revised by -0.12 point : -0.26 is due to the raw serie's revision and 0.14 to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS
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