The French statistical office Insee its industrial production figures on Friday. Industrial production in France declined 0.9% in November, missing expectations for a 0.4% decline, after a 0.7% rise in October. October's figure was revised up from a 0.5% increase.
Manufacturing output increased 0.4% in November, while construction output climbed 0.2%.
Output in mining and quarrying, energy, water supply and waste management dropped 6.7% in November.
On a yearly basis, the French industrial production climbed 2.8% in November, after a 2.3% gain in October.