2020.02.2509:46:00UTC+00France Manufacturing Confidence Steady In February

France's manufacturing confidence remained stable in February, survey results from the statistical office Insee showed on Tuesday.

The manufacturing confidence index remained unchanged at 102 in February. Economists had forecast a score of 99.

The survey showed that the balance of opinion on past production rose to minus 2 in February from minus 3 in the previous month.

The balance on personal production prospects remained unchanged at 8 in February. Meanwhile, the balance on general production prospects improved to zero from minus 5 in January.

Regarding employment, the survey revealed that the opinion on the past situation and the expected variations remained stable. Both indicators remained above their long-term average.



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