In August 2011, the turnover in manufacturing industry increased by 1.0%Turnover in industry and construction - August 2011

In August 2011, the turnover rose (+1.0%) in the manufacturing industry, as it did in July (+1.6%). Exports grew by +1.9%, after +0.7% in July.

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No 268
Paru le : 03/11/2011

Every indices in this issue are in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.

In August 2011, the turnover rose (+1.0%) in the manufacturing industry, as it did in July (+1.6%). Exports grew by +1.9%, after +0.7% in July.

The turnover went up in the manufacture of transport equipment (+3.2%) in August 2011, particularly in the manufacture of other transport equipment (+8.5%).

The turnover also increased in the other manufacturing (+3.0%), in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+1.5%) and to a lesser extent in the electrical and electronic equipment ; machine equipment (+0.2%).

In August 2011, the turnover declined in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–2.1%).

The turnover of the industry as a whole (B to E) was also up in August (+0.9%).

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: Insee

In the last three months (Q/Q–1), the turnover in the manufacturing industry was fairly stable (+0.1%). It was up in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+1.7%) but decreased in the Manufacture of transport equipment (–2.5%).

Year-on-year (Q/Q–4), the turnover in manufacturing industry grew by 6.4%. It notably increased in the other manufacturing (+6.8%).

Tableau 1 – Turnover in industry and construction

s.a. and w-d.a. data –2005 = 100
Turnover in industry and construction
Nace Classification Change in %
Sectors Weight** Aug./ July July/ June Q/Q–1 (1) Q/Q–4 (1)
BE : INDUSTRY 8022 0,9 1,7 0,2 6,4
CZ : MANUFACTURING 7167 1,0 1,6 0,1 6,9
Of which Exports 1017 1,9 0,7 –1,1 6,5
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1131 1,5 0,6 1,7 8,9
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 461 –2,1 5,9 2,1 20,6
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 927 0,2 3,1 0,7 6,5
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1383 3,2 0,6 –2,5 1,2
(C5): Other manufacturing 3265 0,7 1,3 –0,1 6,8
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 855 –0,2 2,2 1,0 2,6
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 1978 1,0 2,0 –0,4 5,1
  • ** 10000=B..F
  • (1) Last three months / three previous months
  • (2) Last three months / three same months of previous year
  • The codes correspond to different levels of aggregation of the NACE classification.
  • Source: INSEE