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French industrial production fell more than expected in September





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Friday, November 9, 2018 – 12:53
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Economic data showed that production in France fell in September, exceeding expectations.

According to the French Statistical Office (INSE), the volume of industrial production in the country fell by 1.8 percent in September last year compared to an increase of 0.2 percent in August.

For the first time, industrial production in France fell within five months, the largest fall since January.

Economists expected that industrial output would fall by a margin of 0.3 percent in September.

On the other hand, the volume of construction production increased in September by 3.8 percent after a stable August.

The data showed that in the third quarter, the production of the French industry increased by 0.7%, and the production volume increased by 0.5% compared to the second quarter.


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