In October 2014, the turnover went down in the manufacturing industry (–1.1%)Turnover in industry and construction - October 2014

In October 2014, the turnover fell in the manufacturing industry (–1.1%) after a rise in September (+0.5%). Exports dropped as well (–1.1%). In the industry as a whole, the turnover declined more significantly (–1.5%).

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No 301
Paru le : 23/12/2014
Prochaine parution le : 29/09/2017 at 12:00 - July 2017

Every index in this issue is in value (tax excluded), seasonally and working day adjusted. The commentary shows variations of subsections by decreasing contribution. The contribution of a subsection depends on the extent of the change and on its weight.

In October 2014, the turnover fell in the manufacturing industry (–1.1%) after a rise in September (+0.5%). Exports dropped as well (–1.1%).

In the industry as a whole, the turnover declined more significantly (–1.5%).

Stability over the last three months (–0.1%)

Over the last quarter (q-o-q), the turnover levelled off in the manufacturing industry (–0.1%) as well as in the industry as a whole (+0.1%).

The turnover fell substantially in the manufacture of transport equipment (–1.8%), owed to the manufacture of other transport equipment (–4.1%). It decreased in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–1.0%) and went down slightly in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–0.2%). It remained almost stable in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–0.1%). Conversely, it grew in other manufacturing (+0.7%), mainly in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products (+1.3%). It increased too in the mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management (+1.4%).

Fall compared to last year (–1.0%)

The turnover in the manufacturing industry went down over the last three months compared to the same three months of last year (–1.0%). It fell as well in the industry as a whole (–0.9%).

Over this period, the turnover crashed in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–6.0%). It decreased in other industries (–0.8%), in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–1.7%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (–0.9%). It grew slightly in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+0.3%).

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: INSEE

IRGraph4 – Turnover in manufacturing industry by sector

  • Source: INSEE

IRtab5 – Variation of the turnover in industry and construction

SA-WDA value, Base year 2010
Variation of the turnover in industry and construction
Change in %
NA: A 10, (A 17) Weight** Oct./ Sep. Sep./ Aug. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
BE: INDUSTRY 10000 –1.5 0.7 0.1 –0.9
CZ: MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY 8373 –1.1 0.5 –0.1 –1.0
Of which Exports 2731 –1.1 2.1 0.8 0.0
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1647 –0.6 1.0 –0.1 0.3
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 478 –3.5 –0.7 –1.0 –6.0
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1005 –1.3 –0.9 –0.2 –1.7
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1428 –2.7 5.2 –1.8 –0.9
(C5): Other manufacturing 3815 –0.4 –0.7 0.7 –0.8
DE: Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 1627 –2.7 1.0 1.4 –0.1
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 10000 –1.9 3.1 1.2 3.0
  • ** 10000=B...E and F
  • (1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / previous three months
  • (2) Year-on-year: last three months / same three months of previous year
  • The codes correspond to different levels of aggregation of the NACE classification.
  • Source: INSEE

Sharp fall in transport equipment (–2.7%)

In October, the turnover dropped significantly in the manufacture of transport equipment (–2.7%) after a considerable rise in September (+5.2%). It dipped sharply in the manufacture of other transport equipment (–3.3%) as in the manufacture of motor vehicles… (–2.0%).

Drop in coke and refined petroleum products (–3.5%)

In October, the turnover went down considerably in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–3.5%) after a moderate fall in September (–0.7%).

New decline in other industries (–0.4%)

In October, the turnover went down again in other industries (–0.4%, after –0.7% in September). It fell mainly in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (–1.9%), in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (–0.7%) and in the manufacture of wood and paper products (–0.6%). Conversely, it improved in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products (+0.4%).

Another fall in equipments (–1.3%)

The turnover declined again in October in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–1.3%, after –0.9% in September). It dropped sharply in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (–2.2%) and significantly in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (–1.4%). On the other hand, it rebounded slightly in the manufacture of electrical equipment (+0.3%).

Decrease in food products and beverages (–0.6%)

The turnover in the manufacture of food products and beverages decreased in October (–0.6%) after a rise in September (+1.0%).

Revisions: –0.1 point in September in the manufacturing industry

In the manufacturing industry, the change of the turnover in September is revised slightly downwards, at +0.5% instead of +0.6% published previously.

IRtab8 – Indexes of turnover in industry and construction

SA-WDA, based year 2010
Indexes of turnover in industry and construction
Change in %
Industries: Weight* Oct. 2014 Oct./ Sep. Sep./ Aug. q-o-q (1)
BE: INDUSTRY 10000 107.9 –1.5 0.7 0.1
CZ: MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY 8373 108.0 –1.1 0.5 –0.1
of which Exports 2731 105.7 –1.1 2.1 0.8
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 1647 114.7 –0.6 1.0 –0.1
of which Exports 284 122.3 –0.2 1.6 2.4
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 478 115.2 –3.5 –0.7 –1.0
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1005 103.5 –1.3 –0.9 –0.2
of which Exports 483 102.3 –1.2 1.8 –0.6
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 269 98.9 –1.4 –0.5 1.6
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 302 99.5 0.3 –2.6 0.7
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. 434 109.2 –2.2 0.0 –1.8
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 1428 108.0 –2.7 5.2 –1.8
of which Exports 693 98.3 –0.4 4.6 –0.3
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 689 89.9 –2.0 –2.9 1.5
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 739 124.9 –3.3 11.6 –4.1
(C5): Other manufacturing 3815 105.4 –0.4 –0.7 0.7
of which Exports 1213 106.1 –0.4 –0.6 0.9
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 191 108.9 0.2 –0.9 0.0
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 427 100.7 –0.6 –1.8 0.6
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 706 107.3 –0.7 0.7 1.1
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 322 97.8 –1.9 –1.6 0.1
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 620 101.1 –0.3 –1.6 –0.4
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 900 106.2 0.4 –0.3 1.3
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 649 112.5 0.0 –0.9 1.3
DE: Mining and quarrying; energy, water supply, sewerage, waste management 1627 107.6 –2.7 1.0 1.4
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 69 101.5 –1.8 1.1 –1.4
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 1216 108.7 –3.3 1.9 1.7
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 342 104.8 –0.9 –2.1 1.0
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 10000 108.9 –1.9 3.1 1.2
  • ** 10000=B...E and F
  • (1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / previous three months
  • Source: INSEE

IRtab7 – Measure of variations' revisions

(in point %)
Measure of variations' revisions
Sep./ Aug. Aug./ July July/ June Q3 2014/ Q2 2014 2013/ 2012
Industry (BE) 0.46 0.00 –0.18 0.09 –0.03
raw serie 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.16 0.00
SA-WDA coeff. –0.10 0.00 –0.18 –0.06 –0.03
Manufacturing industry (CZ) –0.09 0.00 0.00 –0.09 –0.01
raw serie 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
SA-WDA coeff. –0.09 0.00 0.00 –0.09 –0.01
  • Foot note: in the manufacturing industry, the SA-WDA evolution between August and September 2014 is revised by –0.09 point, due to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
  • Source: INSEE