The economic climate is deteriorating in public works in April 2010Quaterly survey of public works - April 2010

According to the contractors interviewed in April 2010, the economic climate is deteriorating in public works.

Warning: Surveys are now published under the new nomenclature of French activities, NAF rev. 2 (Revision 2). The seasonal factors were updated during this investigation

According to the contractors interviewed in April 2010, the economic climate is deteriorating in public works.

tableau1 – Public works economic outlook

Balances of opinion, in %, SA
Public works economic outlook
Mean* Jul. 09 Oct. 09 Jan. 10 Apr. 10
Past activity –6 –48 –32 –20 –41
- of which public-sector project –11 –45 –26 –23 –45
- of which private-sector project –11 –61 –46 –34 –46
Expected activity –14 –30 –15 –22 –20
- of which public-sector project –16 –26 –14 –21 –27
- of which private-sector project –18 –49 –26 –25 –26
Opinion on order books –25 –55 –47 –40 –47
Obstacles to production increase because of workforce shortage (in %) 16 5 5 8 6
Expected workforce –16 –22 –10 –12 –20
  • * Mean since january 1981
  • Sources : FNTP et Insee

Activity – Activity tendency in public works