According to the business leaders surveyed in December, the economic situation in services is slightly deteriorating. The business climate synthetic indicator drops by one point compared with November, and is 91. He stands below its long-term average.
Business leaders consider that their activity continued to decrease the last few month. They do not revise their expectations of activity compared to the October survey. The corresponding balance of opinion remains unchanged and is -3.
The general outlook continues to deteriorate and is now -17.
Business climate synthetic indicator
Turning point indicator
Note: close to 1 (respectively -1), this indicator indicates a favourable short-term economic situation (respectively unfavourable).
|Balances of opinion, in %, seasonally adjusted|
|* Average of the balances of opinion since 1988|
|Average*||Sept. 11||Oct. 11||Nov. 11||Dec. 11|
|Business climate synthetic indicator||100||95||94||92||91|
|Past selling prices||–2||–3||–3||–4||–4|
|Expected selling prices||–1||–2||–4||–4||–2|
|except temporary work agencies||1||0||1||–1||1|
|except temporary work agencies||0||1||–3||–1||–4|
n° 309 - December 16, 2011
Monthly survey of services - December 2011
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