Quarterly tendency survey on investment in industry

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The objective of the quarterly survey on investment in industry is to provide infra-annual information on the evolution of annual investment expenditure by French industrial companies, for the purpose of short-term diagnosis of the economic situation and forecast of activity, both at national and European level.
The purpose of the quarterly survey on investment in industry is to transcribe the opinion of business managers in industry on the cyclical trend in investment, the purpose of investment (replacement, modernisation, capacity extension, etc.), the change in production capacity and equipment scrapping, investments abroad, factors influencing investment decisions. In addition to qualitative questions, the survey also contains quantitative questions. The company's annual investment amounts for two years plus the current year are collected, as well as the breakdown of investments according to their purpose.
Two synthetic indicators are computed from the survey data:
- the annual growth rate of industrial investment in nominal terms;
- the investment revision indicator.

The survey was conducted for the first time in 1963 and the last time in July 2021. For information, investment in industry are now included in the monthly tendency survey in industry as qualitative rather than quantitative questions.

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