French industrial output up 0.2 percent in May

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PARIS, July 12 (AFP) - French industrial output rose 0.2 percent in May after contracting 0.3 percent in April, the national statistics institute INSEE reported Monday.

PARIS, July 12 (AFP) - French industrial output rose 0.2 percent in May after contracting 0.3 percent in April, the national statistics institute INSEE reported Monday.  

Production excluding the energy and food sectors gained 0.5 percent in May after an advance of 0.3 percent in April.  

Output in the consumer goods sector fell 0.5 percent in May while in the automobile industry production was up 1.1 percent, INSEE said.

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