In May 2015, the business climate indicator is improving.
The indicator, compiled from the answers of business managers in the main sectors, has gained one point, after being stable in April. It still lies below (97) its long-term average (100). The business climate indicator has improved in every sector: by four points in wholesale trade, by two points in retail trade and services, and by one point in building construction and manufacturing.
The global turning point indicator has improved and has returned into the favorable area. The turning point indicator stays in the uncertain area in the building construction sector; the remaining indicators are now in the favorable area.
|Source(s): INSEE, Business tendency surveys|
|Jan. 15||Feb. 15||March 15||April 15||May 15|
|Turning point indicators|
Turning point indicator
Close to +1 (resp. -1): favorable business climate (unfavorable)
n° 120 - May 22, 2015
Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - May 2015
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