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.