The economic situation appears a little less deteriorated in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehiclesMonthly survey of retailing - July 2009

According to the business leaders questioned in July, the economic situation appears a little less deteriorated in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles: the synthetic indicator rises slightly again, but remains far below its long-term average.

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Paru le : 23/07/2009
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According to the business leaders questioned in July, the economic situation appears a little less deteriorated in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles: the synthetic indicator rises slightly again, but remains far below its long-term average.

Recent sales stopped decreasing. Ordering intentions are also less depressed. However general business outlook stabilizes at a low level; it indicates the retailers’s opinion on economic outlook in the retail trade sector.

graph_indsynt_en – Business climate synthetic indicator

Graph_ventes_ic_en – Recent sales and ordering intentions

Tableau 1 – Global data

Balance of opinion, %, SA
Global data
Mean (1) April 09 May 09 June 09 July 09
Business climate 100 79 84 83 88
General business outlook -29 -58 -53 -47 -47
Recent sales -10 -36 -7 -40 -27
Expected sales 0 -28 -12 -22 -21
Ordering intentions -12 -33 -28 -28 -19
Stocks 11 9 -14 5 8
Workforce size: recent trend 3 -14 -19 -20 -21
Workforce size: future trend 0 -19 -22 -20 -17
  • (1) Mean since 1991 (2003 for expected sales).
  • Source : monthly survey in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles - INSEE