Go to contents

Go to main menu

top-cross links

The French business climate is stable in February 2015

French business climate and turning point indicators – February 2015

The business climate is stable

In February 2015, the business climate indicator, compiled from the answers of business managers in the main sectors, has stayed at the same level for three months in a row (94), below its long-term average (100). The business climate in France has lost one point in manufacturing and services and four points in the retail trade, while building construction has gained one point.

The turning point indicator stays in the favorable area

The overall turning point indicator stays in the favourable area.

Business climate and turning point indicators
Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys
Oct. 14 Nov. 14 Dec. 14 Jan. 15 Feb. 15
Composite indicators
France 92 94 94 94 94
Manufacturing 98 99 99 100 99
Wholesale trade - 96 - 94 -
Building construction 86 89 89 88 89
Retail trade 90 96 95 103 99
Services 93 93 92 92 91
Turning point indicators
France –1,0 0,8 1,0 0,9 0,8
Manufacturing –0,1 0,1 0,2 0,4 0,4
Wholesale trade - 0,6 - 0,8 -
Building construction –0,8 –0,1 0,0 –0,9 –0,4
Services 0,5 0,8 1,0 0,9 0,9

Composite indicator

Composite indicator

Turning point indicator

Turning point indicator

Close to +1 (resp. -1) : favorable business climate (unfavorable)

Informations Rapides

n° 37 - February 24, 2015

Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - February 2015

Next issue March 25, 2015 08:45 - March 2015

For further information

New

Since July 2009, display of the Informations Rapides has changed.