French Industrial Production Declined 0.3% on Month in August

By Noemie BisserbeFeaturesDow Jones Newswires

French industrial production unexpectedly fell in August as manufacturing output contracted from July, statistics showed Tuesday.

Industrial output in the eurozone's second-largest economy fell 0.3% in August from July, statistics agency Insee said. Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal had forecast a 0.4% rise.

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October 10, 2017 03:05 ET (07:05 GMT)