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Thursday, January 10, 2008

French Industrial Output November 2007

Industrial production in France fell again in November, led by declines in auto manufacturing and food output. Production at factories, utilities and mines, which accounts for 15 percent of the economy, dropped 1.5 percent from the previous month, when it surged 2.1 percent, the national statistics bureau, Insee, said today in Paris.

Manufacturing output, which excludes energy, fell 1.3 percent from the previous month, although it rose 2.3% from November 2006. Industrial output as a whole rose 2.5 percent from a year earlier.

Looking at the chart what you can see is a lot of fluctuation, but it is hard to identify a trend at this point.

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