France's metal industry output up 0.9 percent in Jan from Dec

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 17:49:20 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

France's manufacturing output increased by one percent in January compared to December, according to the statistics released by the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE).  In the November-January period, France’s manufacturing output was down by 1.1 percent year on year and declined by 0.3 percent quarter on quarter.

In January, France's production in manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment, was up by 0.9 percent compared to December, after a 0.2 percent increase month on month in December. In the November-January quarter, the country’s production in manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment, decreased by 1.5 percent compared to the previous quarter.

On the other hand, in January production of France's motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers industry rose by 3.2 percent on month-on-month basis after a 2.4 percent month-on-month growth recorded in the previous month, while the output of the domestic construction industry was down by 5.4 percent month on month in January after increasing by 3.7 percent in December compared to November. In the November-January quarter, output of the motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers industry increased by 2.3 percent and output of the domestic construction industry remained unchanged, both quarter on quarter.


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