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The French business climate is stable in October 2014

French business climate and turning point indicators – October 2014

The business climate is stable

According to business managers in the main sectors, the business climate in France is stable in October 2014, below its long-term average.

The business climate gains one point in manufacturing and services. It is stable in the retail trade and loses one point in the building construction sector.

The turning point indicator is in the unfavorable area.

The overall turning point indicator is in the unfavourable area.

Business climate and turning point indicators
Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys
June 14 July 14 Aug. 14 Sept. 14 Oct. 14
Composite indicators
France 94 93 92 91 91
Manufacturing 98 97 96 96 97
Wholesale trade - 97 - 92 -
Building construction 92 90 89 88 87
Retail trade 96 99 91 90 90
Services 92 94 93 92 93
Turning point indicators
France 0,4 –0,6 –1,0 –1,0 –1,0
Manufacturing –0,5 –0,2 –0,2 –0,1 –0,1
Wholesale trade - –0,2 - –0,9 -
Building construction 0,0 –0,1 –0,8 –1,0 –0,8
Services 1,0 1,0 1,0 1,0 0,3

Composite indicator

Composite indicator

Turning point indicator

Turning point indicator

Informations Rapides

n° 241 - October 23, 2014

Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - October 2014

Next issue November 25, 2014 08:45 - November 2014

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