France: Industrial production jumps to highest level in over two years in annual terms

In November 2013, industrial production expanded a seasonally-adjusted 1.3% over the previous month. The rise contrasted October’s 0.5% contraction and overshot market expectations of a 0.4% expansion. According to the French Statistics Institute, the expansion was mainly driven by a strong expansion in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products. Production of electrical and electronic equipment was the only category that contracted.

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