Warning: This publication marks a significant innovation. Now Insee publishes the results of surveys for the month of August.
According to the business leaders surveyed in August 2012, the economic situation in services continues to deteriorate. The business climate synthetic indicator drops by two points compared with July and is 85. He remains below its long-term average. The turning point indicator indicates an unfavourable economic situation. The business leaders consider that activity is very de-graded in the recent period, and revise downward their expectations of activity for the months to come. The general outlook 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*||May 12||June 12||July 12||Aug. 12|
|Business climate synthetic indicator||100||90||87||87||85|
|Past selling prices||2||4||5||7||8|
|Expected selling prices||1||6||6||5||7|
|except temporary work agencies||1||0||6||6||4|
|except temporary work agencies||0||7||7||8||6|
n° 211 - August 29, 2012
Monthly survey of services - August 2012
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