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MNI: FRANCE DATA: Bank of France (BoF) Business Survey (Mar 2019) Review - 07:30
- Manufacturing Sentiment Indicator (MSI): 100; Prev (Feb): 100 (rev. from 101)
- Services Sentiment Indicator (SSI): 101; Prev (Feb): 101
- Construction Sentiment Indicator (CSI): 106; Prev (Feb): 106 (rev. from 105)
- In manufacturing, businesses reported thinner order books in March... 
- ....but expect industrial sector activity to grow at the same pace in April
- Services activity was reported to have slowed in most sectors apart from
engineering and IT services...
- ...businesses in the sector expect activity to accelerate in April
- Construction sector activity remained robust, with order books back at their
end-2007 level
- The BoF continues to forecast Q1 GDP at 0.3% q/q, the same pace of growth as
in Q4

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