France: electrical and electronic industry grew in June

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grafico torteAccording to Insee (French Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies), in June 2014 the turnover of the industry manufacturing electrical and electronic equipments and machine equipments grew by 1.3% compared to May 2014. This happened after a sharp decrease in May compared to April 2014 (-2.6%). In detail, in June the turnover of the manufacture of electrical equipments increased by 0.5% compared to the previous month, while the turnover of the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products grew by 0.3%. Besides, considering the turnover in April-June 2014 vs January-March 2014, the electrical equipments industry fell by 3.4%, while the electronic industry grew by 0.5%. Finally, observing the data concerning the whole category “electrical and electronic equipments – machine equipments”, the turnover in the period April-June 2014 compared to April-June 2013 decreased by 2.2%.