In November 2014, the turnover rose slightly in the manufacturing industry (+0.4%)Turnover in industry and construction - November 2014

In November 2014, the turnover increased slightly in the manufacturing industry (+0.4%) after a fall in October (–1.1%). Exports rebounded as well (+0.7%, after –1.2%). In the industry as a whole, the turnover recovered slightly too (+0.3%).

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No 24
Paru le : 30/01/2015
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 November 2014, the turnover increased slightly in the manufacturing industry (+0.4%) after a fall in October (–1.1%). Exports rebounded as well (+0.7%, after –1.2%).

In the industry as a whole, the turnover recovered slightly too (+0.3%).

Fall over the last three months (–0.4%)

Over the last quarter , the turnover declined in the manufacturing industry (–0.4% q-o-q) as well as in the industry as a whole (–0.3%).

The turnover fell in other manufacturing (–0.5%), mainly in the manufacture of rubber and plastic products and other non-metallic mineral products (–1.8%) and in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (–2.5%). It decreased also in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–1.5%) and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–0.9%). It fell very slightly in the manufacture of food products and beverages (–0.2%). Conversely, it grew in the manufacture of transport equipment (+0.6%), owed to the manufacture of other transport equipment (+2.3%).

Decline compared to last year (–0.8%)

The turnover in the manufacturing industry went down over the last three months compared to the same three months of last year (–0.8%). It fell as well in the industry as a whole (–0.7%).

Over this period, the turnover dropped in other manufacturing (–1.1%), in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum (–6.6%) and in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–2.0%). On the other hand, it improved in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+1.0%) and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+1.2%).

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** Nov./ Oct. Oct./ Sep. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
BE: INDUSTRY 10000 0.3 –1.4 –0.3 –0.7
CZ: MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY 8373 0.4 –1.1 –0.4 –0.8
Of which Exports 2731 0.7 –1.2 0.7 1.2
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1647 –0.3 –0.7 –0.2 1.0
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 478 1.6 –3.4 –0.9 –6.6
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1005 0.4 –1.2 –1.5 –2.0
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1428 2.5 –2.9 0.6 1.2
(C5): Other manufacturing 3815 –0.2 –0.4 –0.5 –1.1
DE: Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 1627 –0.3 –2.8 0.1 –0.6
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 10000 0.0 –1.8 1.4 3.5
  • ** 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

Rebound in transport equipment (+2.5%)…

In November, the turnover recovered sharply in the manufacture of transport equipment (+2.5%) owed to exports (+4.9%), after a significant fall in October (–2.9%). It rallied strongly in the manufacture of other transport equipment (+3.9%) and picked up very slightly in the manufacture of motor vehicles (+0.2%).

… and in coke and refined petroleum (+1.6%)

In November, the turnover rebounded in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (+1.6%), after a fall for two months in a row.

Moderate rebound in equipments (+0.4%)

The turnover grew moderately in November in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (+0.4%), after a decline for three months in a row. It rose in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (+1.3%) and in the manufacture of electrical equipment (+0.8%). Conversely, it decreased again in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (–0.4%).

Third month of fall in other manufacturing (–0.2%)

In November, the turnover fell in other manufacturing for the third month in a row (–0.2%, after –0.4% and –0.7%). It dipped mainly in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products (–0.8%), in other manufacturing (–0.8%) and in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (–0.5%). On the other hand, it climbed in the manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products (+1.4%).

New fall in food products and beverages (–0.3%)

The turnover in the manufacture of food products and beverages decreased again in November (–0.3%, after –0.7% in October).

No revisions in October in the manufacturing industry

In the manufacturing industry, the fall of the turnover in October is confirmed at –1.1%. It is up by 0.1 point in the industry as a whole (–1.4%, instead of –1.5%).

IRtab8 – Indexes of turnover in industry and construction

SA-WDA, based year 2010
Indexes of turnover in industry and construction
Change in %
Industries: Weight* Nov. 2014 Nov./ Oct. Oct./ Sep. q-o-q (1)
BE: INDUSTRY 10000 108.2 0.3 –1.4 –0.3
CZ: MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY 8373 108.4 0.4 –1.1 –0.4
of which Exports 2731 106.4 0.7 –1.2 0.7
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 1647 114.3 –0.3 –0.7 –0.2
of which Exports 284 122.8 0.0 0.0 2.1
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 478 117.1 1.6 –3.4 –0.9
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 1005 103.9 0.4 –1.2 –1.5
of which Exports 483 100.9 –1.0 –1.5 –1.4
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 269 100.4 1.3 –1.2 0.5
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 302 100.2 0.8 0.0 –1.0
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. 434 108.6 –0.4 –2.2 –2.8
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 1428 110.5 2.5 –2.9 0.6
of which Exports 693 103.9 4.9 –0.3 3.2
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 689 89.8 0.2 –2.1 –1.8
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 739 129.8 3.9 –3.3 2.3
(C5): Other manufacturing 3815 105.2 –0.2 –0.4 –0.5
of which Exports 1213 105.5 –0.4 –0.5 –0.8
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 191 110.9 1.4 0.4 0.2
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 427 100.9 0.2 –0.5 –1.1
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 706 107.5 –0.1 –0.8 0.4
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 322 96.9 –0.5 –2.1 –2.5
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 620 101.1 0.1 –0.3 –1.8
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 900 105.1 –0.8 0.3 0.0
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 649 111.8 –0.4 –0.1 –0.1
DE: Mining and quarrying; energy, water supply, sewerage, waste management 1627 107.1 –0.3 –2.8 0.1
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 69 99.6 –1.3 –1.9 –1.9
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 1216 107.8 –0.6 –3.4 0.6
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 342 106.2 0.8 –0.8 –1.2
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 10000 108.9 0.0 –1.8 1.4
  • ** 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
Oct./ Sep. Sep./ Aug. Aug./ July Q3 2014/ Q2 2014 2013/ 2012
Industry (BE) 0.09 0.00 –0.09 –0.09 0.01
raw serie 0.00 0.11 0.00 0.03 0.00
SA-WDA coeff. 0.09 –0.11 –0.09 –0.12 0.01
Manufacturing industry (CZ) 0.00 0.09 –0.09 –0.03 0.02
raw serie 0.00 0.11 0.00 0.03 0.00
SA-WDA coeff. 0.00 –0.02 –0.09 –0.06 0.02
  • Foot note: in the industry as a whole, the SA-WDA evolution between September and October 2014 is revised by +0.09 point, due to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
  • Source: INSEE