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French growth revised up to 0.6% in first quarter

France`s economy grew by 0.6 percent in the first quarter of this year, the national statistics agency Insee said Wednesday, revising up its initial estimate by a tenth of a percentage point.

French minister predicts 0.1% growth in 2013

It means the state's initial growth target of 0.8 percent would be missed, reported Xinhua

France's industrial output slightly down

France recorded a slight rise in manufacturing output by 0.1 percent on good performance of food processing business and construction activity that grew by 1.9 percent and 1.2 percent respectively, reported Xinhua.