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The French business climate is stable in July 2014

French business climate and turning point indicators – July 2014

The business climate is stable…

According to business managers in the main sectors, the business climate in France is stable.

The business climate is stable in industry, gains three points in retail trade and two points in services. It loses two points in the building sector and three points in wholesale trade

… and the turning point indicator goes in the unfavourable area.

In all sectors, the turning point indicator goes in the unfavourable area.

Business climate and turning point indicators
Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys
March 14 April 14 May 14 June 14 July 14
Composite indicators
France 95 95 95 93 93
Industry 101 101 99 97 97
Wholesale trade 99 - 99 - 96
Building 94 93 94 90 88
Retail trade 97 98 99 96 99
Services 93 92 91 92 94
Turning point indicators
France 0,6 0,6 0,5 0,2 –1,0
Industry 0,9 0,7 0,2 –0,5 –0,1
Wholesale trade 0,3 - 0,8 - –0,2
Building 0,4 0,3 0,8 –0,6 –0,8
Services 0,9 1,0 1,0 1,0 1,0

Composite indicator

Composite indicator

Sources : Insee, business surveys

Turning point indicator

Turning point indicator

Informations Rapides

n° 168 - July 23, 2014

Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - July 2014

Next issue August 27, 2014 08:45 - August 2014

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