10 January 2013 15:28 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Chemical production in France fell by 0.8% month on month in November 2012, the country’s national statistics agency said on Thursday.
The decline came after a 0.7% increase in October from September, Insee said.
On a sequential three-month comparison – September to November versus June to August – chemical production was flat, the agency said in a data release.
France’s overall manufacturing output increased slightly month on month in November, rising by 0.2%.
However manufacturing output in November 2012 fell by 3.6% year on year – led by a 15.7% decline in the production of petroleum coke and refined oil products, the agency said.Paul Hodges studies key influences shaping the chemical industry in his Chemicals and the Economy Blog
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