Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.
In March 2012, the turnover decreased in information and communication (4.1 %) and in business support activities (2.7 %). On the contrary, it grew in the wholesale trade (+2.0 %), in transportation and storage (+1.3 %) and, to a lesser extent, in real estate activities (+0.3 %).
Quarter on quarter (q-o-q), the turnover rose in information and communication (+1.2 %) and in business support activities (+1.2 %). It was broadly stable in transportation and storage (+0.2 %) and in real estate activities (0.1 %). It slightly declined in the wholesale trade (0.3 %).
Year on year (y-o-y), the turnover rose in business support activities (+4.0 %), in information and communication (+2.0 %), in transportation and storage (+2.0 %), in the wholesale trade (+1.8 %) and, to a lesser extent, in real estate activities (+0.2 %).
Wholesale trade and business service
Source : INSEE
The SA-WDA evolution in February has been revised by 0.3 point in the wholesale trade. The variation, initially announced at 0.5 %, has been corrected at 0.8 %. The correction is due to the coefficients SA-WDAs updating in the sector of the wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals. In the same period, the SA-WDA evolution has been revised by 0.3 point in information and communication, by +0.1 point in transportation and storage, by 0.1 point in real estate activities and by 0.1 point in business support activities.
|SA-WDA value, Base year 2005|
|(1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / three previous months.|
|(2) Year-on-year: last three months / three same months of the previous year.|
|The codes correspond to differents levels of aggregation of the classification NAF rev. 2.|
|Change in %|
|Classification NAF rev. 2||Weight||March/Feb.||Feb./ Jan.||q-o-q (1)||y-o-y (2)|
|46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles||1000||2.0||0.8||0.3||1.9|
|Wholesale on a fee or contract basis||166||1.6||2.9||0.8||5.7|
|Wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals||62||14.0||9.4||3.5||0.1|
|Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco||183||0.2||0.8||0.1||2.6|
|Wholesale of household goods||173||0.5||0.0||0.7||1.3|
|Wholesale of professional equipment goods||215||0.9||0.8||1.0||1.9|
|Other specialised wholesale||193||5.0||2.2||0.4||0.6|
|H Transportation and storage||1000||1.3||2.3||0.2||2.0|
|J Information and communication||1000||4.1||1.7||1.2||2.0|
|L Real estate activities||1000||0.3||0.0||0.1||0.2|
|M+N Business support activities||1000||2.7||0.1||0.3||4.0|
|M Professional, scientific and technical activities||626||0.9||0.2||0.2||4.6|
|N Administrative and support service activities||374||5.9||0.0||0.6||3.0|
n° 140 - June 1, 2012
Turnover in the wholesale trade and business services - March 2012
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