According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate loses one point again in october to reach 85 points, still under its long term average (100). Business climate indicator in manufacturing industry decreases by 5 points in october and the indicator in services loses 1 point. The indicator in the building sector remains stable whereas that of retail trade gains 2 points.
The french business climate is still in an unfavourable zone. Sectoral turning point indicators are also in an unfavourable zone, with the exception of the indicator in services which indicates an uncertain outlook.
French business climate indicator
Sources : Insee, business surveys
French climate indicator
|Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys|
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n° 258 - October 23, 2012
Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - October 2012
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