In October 2011, manufacturing output was stable (0.0%)Industrial production index - October 2011

In October 2011, manufacturing output was stable in volume (+0.0%). It had sharply decreased in September 2011 (-2.1%). In total industry, output was stable as well (+0.0%).

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Paru le : 09/12/2011
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In October 2011, manufacturing output was stable in volume (+0.0%). It had sharply decreased in September 2011 (-2.1%).

In total industry, output was stable as well (+0.0%).

In the last three months, manufacturing output decreased (-0.6%)…

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

Output decreased in the other manufacturing sectors (-0.8%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (-1.8%). Meanwhile, it increased in the electrical, electronic equipment and machine equipment (+0.6%).

…though it remained higher than its last year’s level by 3.1%

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

It increased in the other manufacturing sectors (+2.6%), in the electrical and electronic equipment and machine equipment (+4.9%), in the manufacture of food pro-ducts and beverages (+3,1%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+2.0%).

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) Oct. / Sept. Sept. / Aug. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
BE: INDUSTRY 0.0 –2.1 –0.6 2.3
CZ: MANUFACTURING 0.0 –2.1 –0.6 3.1
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages –0.4 –0.9 0.0 3.1
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 2.7 –1.3 –0.3 11.9
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 0.5 –4.4 0.6 4.9
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1.9 –1.2 –1.8 2.0
(C5): Other manufacturing –0.6 –1.8 –0.8 2.6
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management –0.2 –2.5 –0.7 –2.6
FZ: Construction –0.5 –1.8 0.7 1.1
  • (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

In October 2011, output increased in the manufacture of transport equipment (+1.9%)…

Output increased in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (+2.5%) and in the manufacture of other transport equipment (+1.2%).

Tableau 2 – Variation of the Industrial Production

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Variation of the Industrial Production
NA : A10, (A17), [A38 or A64] Oct. 2011 Oct. / Sept. Sept. / Aug. Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 91.9 0.0 –2.1 –0.6
CZ: MANUFACTURING 91.4 0.0 –2.1 –0.6
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 104.4 –0.4 –0.9 0.0
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 76.7 2.7 –1.3 –0.3
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 91.9 0.5 –4.4 0.6
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 95.6 3.2 –5.4 –0.5
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 100.3 –0.5 –2.5 –0.2
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 84.3 –0.8 –4.9 1.9
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 86.1 1.9 –1.2 –1.8
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 68.4 2.5 –9.4 –4.3
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 122.1 1.2 9.9 1.1
(C5): Other manufacturing 90.1 –0.6 –1.8 –0.8
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 57.8 –2.2 2.4 –6.2
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 75.5 –3.5 –3.7 –2.2
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 108.1 –2.2 –1.4 –3.0
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 111.6 –0.1 –0.4 –1.5
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 87.6 0.8 –3.3 –2.0
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 81.6 –1.0 –1.7 0.1
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 105.5 1.4 –2.3 3.4
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 95.2 –0.2 –2.5 –0.7
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 87.0 0.7 –3.2 0.6
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 95.1 –0.3 –3.0 –0.9
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 102.5 0.4 2.1 0.1
FZ: Construction 95.3 –0.5 –1.8 0.7
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 91.2 1.8 –3.4 0.6
Intermediate goods 86.4 –1.3 –2.1 –1.3
Consumer durables 82.2 –0.7 –4.9 1.2
Consumer non-durables 102.1 –0.3 –0.3 –1.0
  • (1) n.e.c. : not elsewhere classifiable
  • (2) Main industrial groupings : definition in Commission regulation EC of 14 June 2007
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS

… as well as in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, machine equipment (+0.5%).

Output sharply increased in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (+3.2%). On the other hand, it decreased in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (-0.8%) and in the manufacture of electrical equipment (-0.5%).

However, output decreased in the « other manufacturing » (-0.6%)

Output decreased in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (-3.5%), in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (-2.2%), in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products (-1.0%) as well as in the manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products (-2.2%). It was almost stable in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (-0.1%).

On the other hand, output increased in the manufacture of rubber and plastics products (+0.8%) and in the other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (+1.4%).

Revisions: -0.54 point in September

Tableau 3 – Measure of variations’ revisions

(in point %)
Measure of variations’ revisions
Sept. / Aug. Aug. / July July / June Q3 2011 / Q2 2011 2010 / 2009
Industry (BE) –0.44 –0.10 –0.10 –0.36 –0.01
raw serie –1.53 0.00 0.10 –0.29 –0.01
SA-WDA coefficient 1.09 –0.10 –0.20 –0.07 0.00
Manufacturing (CZ) –0.54 –0.10 0.01 –0.36 –0.02
raw serie –1.47 –0.11 0.10 –0.36 –0.03
SA-WDA coefficient 0.93 0.01 –0.09 0.00 0.01
  • Note of reading : in the manufacturing, the SA-WDA evolution between August and September is revised by -0.54 point :- 1.47 is due to the raw serie's revision and 0.93 to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS