The Bank of France released its gross domestic product (GDP) forecasts for France on Monday. French economy is expected to expand at 0.3% in the third quarter.
The second quarter's forecast was revised down to a 0.2% rise from a 0.3% gain.
The manufacturing business confidence index remained unchanged at 98 in July.
The services business sentiment index remained unchanged at 96. But services companies expect a slight rise in activity in August.
The construction business sentiment index was up to 94 in July from 93 in June. Companies expect a decrease in activity in August.