European Economics Preview: France Industrial Production Data Due



Industrial production from France is due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

At 2.00 am ET, Statistics Norway publishes consumer and producer prices for June. Inflation is expected to rise slightly to 1.4 percent from 1.3 percent in May.

In the meantime, foreign trade and consumer prices from Romania are due. At 2.45 am ET, France's statistical office Insee is slated to release industrial production for May. Economists forecast industrial output to grow 15.1 percent month-on-month in May, reversing a 20.1 percent fall in April.

At 3.00 am ET, the Czech Statistical Office releases consumer prices for June. Inflation is forecast to remain unchanged at 2.9 percent.

At 4.00 am ET, Italy's Istat publishes industrial production data for May. Economists forecast production to climb 22.8 percent on month, reversing a 19.1 percent drop in April.

At 5.00 am ET, consumer prices and industrial output data is due from Greece.

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