In June 2010, the economic situation in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles slows down to its averageMonthly survey of retailing - June 2010

According to the business leaders questioned in June, the economic situation slows down again in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles: the synthetic indicator still loses two points and reaches its long-term average.

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Paru le : 23/06/2010
Prochaine parution le : 23/11/2017 at 08:45 - November 2017

According to the business leaders questioned in June, the economic situation slows down again in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles: the synthetic indicator still loses two points and reaches its long-term average.

Recent sales declined, specifically in the motor vehicles sector. Overall economic expectations decrease again and go under their long-term average, indicating that retailers’opinion is a little more pessimistic about the economic situation in the trade sector. Expected sales and ordering intentions stabilise. Each of these two balances of opinion remains at its medium level.

graph_indsynt_en – Business climate synthetic indicator

Graph_ventes_ic_en – Recent sales and ordering intentions

tab1_en – Global data

Balances of opinion, %, SA
Global data
Average (1) March 10 April 10 May 10 June 10
Business climate 100 98 105 103 101
General business outlook –29 –29 –23 –29 –31
Recent sales –3 –20 –3 2 –2
Expected sales 1 –6 0 –1 –2
Ordering intentions –7 –11 –1 –6 –5
Stocks 10 8 8 9 6
Workforce size: recent trend 2 –9 –4 –1 –3
Workforce size: future trend –1 –4 –4 –1 –4
  • (1) Mean since 1991 (2004 for recent and expected sales and ordering intentions).
  • Source: monthly survey in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles - INSEE