Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.
In May 2012, the turnover grew in the wholesale trade (+1.9 %), in transportation and storage (+1.3 %) and in information and communication (+1.2 %). It slightly declined in real estate activities (–0.3 %) and was broadly stable in business support activities (–0.1 %).
Quarter on quarter (q-o-q), the turnover increased in the wholesale trade (+1.3 %) and in transportation and storage (+0.7 %). It was broadly stable in real estate activities (+0.2 %), in information and communication (+0.1 %) and in business support activities (+0.1 %).
Year on year (y-o-y), the turnover grew in business support activities (+3.1 %), in information and communication (+3.0 %), in the wholesale trade (+2.3 %), in transportation and storage (+1.9 %) and in real estate activities (+1.3 %).
Wholesale trade and business service
Source : INSEE
The SA-WDA evolution in April has been revised by +0.2 point in real estate activities and in information and communication. The variations, respectively announced at +0.5 % and +3.2 % last month, have been corrected at +0.7 % and +3.4 %. In the same period, the SA-WDA evolution has been revised by +0.1 point in the wholesale trade and in transportation and storage.
|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||May/ April||April/ March||q-o-q (1)||y-o-y (2)|
|46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles||1000||1.9||–0.8||1.3||2.3|
|Wholesale on a fee or contract basis||166||3.5||1.9||1.3||6.8|
|Wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals||62||7.9||–7.4||4.0||1.9|
|Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco||183||1.3||1.2||2.3||3.5|
|Wholesale of household goods||173||0.1||0.2||0.1||0.5|
|Wholesale of professional equipment goods||215||0.7||–1.6||–0.6||1.1|
|Other specialised wholesale||193||1.0||–2.5||2.1||–0.1|
|H Transportation and storage||1000||1.3||0.3||0.7||1.9|
|J Information and communication||1000||1.2||3.4||0.1||3.0|
|L Real estate activities||1000||–0.3||0.7||0.2||1.3|
|M+N Business support activities||1000||–0.1||3.4||0.1||3.1|
|M Professional, scientific and technical activities||626||0.2||2.2||0.6||3.8|
|N Administrative and support service activities||374||–0.4||5.7||–0.9||1.7|
n° 197 - August 1, 2012
Turnover in the wholesale trade and business services - May 2012
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