According to the business leaders surveyed in May 2012, the economic situation in services is deteriorating. The business climate synthetic indicator decreases by two points and is 91. He remains below its long-term average. However, the turning point indicator continues to indicate a favourable economic situation.
The business leaders consider that their activity decreased during the last few months, and remain pessimistic in their expectations.
The general outlook drops by four points and remains below its long-term average.
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*||Feb. 12||Mar. 12||Apr. 12||May 12|
|Business climate synthetic indicator||100||91||93||93||91|
|Past selling prices||2||3||1||3||3|
|Expected selling prices||1||3||0||3||6|
|except temporary work agencies||1||2||1||3||2|
|except temporary work agencies||0||4||3||2||6|
n° 130 - May 24, 2012
Monthly survey of services - May 2012
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