French March chemical output down 1.5% from previous month

07 May 2013 12:35  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--France’s production of chemicals and chemical products fell by 1.5% in March from the previous month, French national statistics bureau Insee said on Tuesday.

Overall industrial production decreased by 0.9%, while manufacturing declined by 1.0%, it added.

Production of rubber and plastic products and other non-metallic mineral products fell by 1.1%, the manufacture of vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers by 4.0% and the production of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products by 2.0%, Insee said.

By: Will Conroy
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