The French business climate is still relatively stable in July 2010Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - July 2010

Warning : the parameters of the French business climate have been reestimated as every year.

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Paru le : 22/07/2010
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

Warning  : the parameters of the French business climate have been reestimated as every year.

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate gains only one point in July 2010. The indicator attains 98, recovering its may’s level. This stability hides differences among economic sectors : business leaders’ answers suggest an improvement in industry, building industry and wholesale trade. They are less optimistic in services and retail trade.

At the same time, the turning point indicator remains in the favourable zone for now more than one year. This shows continuous signs of a coming recovery.

Tab_EN – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
Mar. 10 Apr. 10 May. 10 Jun. 10 Jul. 10
Business climates
France 93 98 98 97 98
Industry 93 96 97 96 98
Wholesale trade 87 - 95 - 100
Building 92 92 93 92 94
Retail trade 98 105 103 102 100
Services 92 99 99 98 98
Turning point indicators
France 1,0 1,0 1,0 1,0 0,9
Industry 0,3 0,3 0,1 0,1 0,2
Wholesale trade 0,8 - 1,0 - 0,8
Building 0,6 0,5 0,4 0,4 1,0
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

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