Production in French industry increased by 0.3 percent in July compared to a month earlier, the French National Statistical Office reported.
Economists generally expected that the production growth will be 0.5 percent. In June, French industrial production fell by 2.3 percent.
On an annual basis, production in French industry shrank by 0.2 percent in July.
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