The economic situation in the wholesale trade keeps on improving in july 2010Bi-monthly survey of wholesaling - July 2010

According to the business leaders questioned in July 2010, the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector keeps on improving: the business climate indicator increases by five points.

Informations rapides
No 191
Paru le : 22/07/2010
Prochaine parution le : 24/01/2018 at 08:45 - January 2018

Total French wholesale trade

According to the business leaders questioned in July 2010, the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector keeps on improving: the business climate indicator increases by five points.

The turning-point indicator remains in the favourable area.

graph_indclimaff_anglais – Business climate indicator

graph_indretournf_anglais – Turning-point indicator

  • Note: close to 1 (respectively -1), this indicator points to a favourable short-term economic situation (respectively unfavourable).

tab_cgens_anglais – Total wholesale trade

Balances of opinion, in %, S.A.
Total wholesale trade
AVE* JAN 10 MAR 10 MAY 10 JUL 10
Business climate indicator 100 85 87 95 100
General outlook –24 –23 –28 –24 –25
Sales –13 –33 –33 –20 –13
export sales –15 –43 –34 –20 –14
Received merchandise –8 –31 –30 –19 –10
received from abroad –10 –28 –26 –17 –8
Ordering intentions –15 –29 –25 –18 –16
ordering from abroad –15 –27 –22 –14 –12
Shipments abroad –16 –31 –27 –17 –14
Current stock 8 –2 –5 –3 1
Past workforce 0 –16 –15 –6 –8
Expecting workforce –3 –9 –8 –6 –5
Cash position –11 –11 –8 –8 –7
Past selling prices 9 –6 –14 1 –3
Expecting selling prices 17 –4 2 6 8
  • * : average since september 1979
  • Source : French business survey in the wholesale trade - Insee