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The French business climate is degrading in August 2014

French business climate and turning point indicators – August 2014

The business climate is degrading…

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

The business climate loses one point in Industry, Building and Services. It loses nine points in retail trade.

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

The turning point indicator goes in the unfavourable area.

Business climate and turning point indicators
Source(s): INSEE, Business tendency surveys
April 14 May 14 June 14 July 14 Aug. 14
Composite indicators
France 95 95 93 93 91
Industry 101 99 97 97 96
Wholesale trade - 99 - 96 -
Building 93 94 92 90 89
Retail trade 98 99 96 99 90
Services 92 91 92 94 93
Turning point indicators
France 0,6 0,5 0,4 –0,9 –1,0
Industry 0,7 0,2 –0,5 –0,2 –0,1
Wholesale trade - 0,8 - –0,2 -
Building –0,1 0,7 0,1 –0,2 –0,8
Services 1,0 1,0 1,0 1,0 1,0

Composite indicator

Composite indicator

Turning point indicator

Turning point indicator

Informations Rapides

n° 192 - August 27, 2014

Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - August 2014

Next issue September 23, 2014 08:45 - September 2014

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