FRANCE-ECONOMY/SPENDING:French Jan consumer spending rises 0.6 pct

| Feb 28, 2017, 01.21 PM IST

PARIS, Feb 28 (Reuters) – French consumer spending rose 0.6 percent in January from December, in line with expectations, data released on Tuesday by the INSEE statistics agency showed. A Reuters poll of 14 economists had forecast on average that spending rose 0.6 percent. Estimates ranged from 0.2 percent to 1.6 percent. The following is a table of the main figures, which show percentage changes on a month-on-month basis unless otherwise stated: Nov Dec Jan Jan y/y Food -0.2 -0.6 0.6 0.2 Engineered goods 0.8 -0.7 -1.0 -0.7 Including durable goods 1.5 -0.9 -1.6 -0.3 of which cars 3.0 1.1 -2.7 1.2 of which household -0.6 -3.6 0.3 -1.7 equipment of which textiles, -0.8 -0.5 -2.2 -5.3 leather other 0.6 -0.5 0.8 2.1 Energy 1.8 -2.7 5.1 10.1 of which energy, waste, 1.9 -3.0 7.5 14.2 water of which refined 1.7 -2.4 1.6 4.7 products Total 0.6 -1.0 0.6 1.4 Manufactured goods -0.5 -0.7 -0.1 0.5 For full details and data from INSEE: http://www.insee.fr/en/themes/info-rapide.asp?id=19 For consumer spending and morale graphic: http://reut.rs/2j4DCHX (Reporting by Leigh Thomas; Editing by Andrew Callus)

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