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23 juin 2010
N° 2010-163

The economic climate stays dull in the building industry in June 2010Monthly survey of building - June 2010

According to the contractors interviewed in June 2010, the economic climate stays dull in the building industry. The synthetic indicator of business climate remains stable at 93, and the turning-point indicator passes in the neutral zone.

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No 163
Paru le : 23/06/2010
Prochaine parution le : 24/04/2019 at 08:45 - April 2019

According to the contractors interviewed in June 2010, the economic climate stays dull in the building industry. The synthetic indicator of business climate remains stable at 93, and the turning-point indicator passes in the neutral zone.

Tableau1Building industry economic outlook

Balances of opinion, in %, SA
Building industry economic outlook (Balances of opinion, in %, SA) -
Mean* Mar. 10 Apr. 10 May. 10 Jun. 10
Business climate 100 91 92 93 93
Past activity 0 –27 –29 –22 –19
Expected activity –3 –21 –19 –22 –16
Gen. business outlook –15 –26
Past employment 0 –20 –18 –15 –17
Expected employment 0 –14 –15 –16 –19
Opinion on order books –15 –52 –48 –48 –52
Order books (in month) 5,4 6,4 6,4 6,3 6,3
Productive capacity utilisation rate 89,5 86,3 86,2 85,8 85,5
Obstacles to production increase (in %) 33 18 17 18 17
- Because of workforce shortage(in %)** 17,0 4,7 4,5 4,2 4,5
Hiring problems (in %) 62 52
Expected prices –12 –38 –44 –34 –42
Cash-flow position –5 –16
Repayment period 25 21
  • * Mean since september 1993.
  • ** This figure refers to all companies that responded to the survey.

ClimateBusiness climate synthetic indicator

TurningPointTurning-point indicator

  • Lecture : close to 1 (respectively -1), it indicates a favorable climate (respectively unfavorable).

PcurProductive capacity utilisation rate

ActivityActivity tendency in the building industry

WorkforceWorkforce size tendency in the building industry

OrderBooksOrder books


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