June 2010: the economic climate is still stable in servicesMonthly survey of services - June 2010

According to the business leaders surveyed in June, the economic situation in services is almost stable. The value of the business climate synthetic indicator remains almost at the same level as in May.

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Paru le : 23/06/2010
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

According to the business leaders surveyed in June, the economic situation in services is almost stable. The value of the business climate synthetic indicator remains almost at the same level as in May.

The opinion of the business leaders surveyed on their recent activity is unchanged compared with May. They revise slightly downwards their expectations of activity for the months to come. Indeed, they expect demand to be a bit less sustained in the following months.

The general outlook in services is unchanged compared with May.

Graph1 – Business climate synthetic indicator

Graph2 – Activity

Tab_ens_trim – Economic outlook in the services sector

Balances of opinion, in %, seasonally adjusted
Economic outlook in the services sector
Average* March 10 April 10 May 10 June 10
Business climate synthetic indicator 100 92 98 99 98
General outlook –5 –14 –8 –8 –8
Past activity 4 –3 –2 1 0
Expected activity 4 –2 2 2 0
Expected demand 1 –5 3 3 –1
Business situation 0 –4 –3 –1 1
Past selling prices –2 –11 –14 –12 –8
Expected selling prices –1 –5 –7 –5 –6
Past employment 3 –5 –1 –1 1
except temporary work agencies 1 –7 –3 –4 –1
Expected employment 3 –5 –5 1 –4
except temporary work agencies 0 –5 –4 –4 –5
Investments
Past investments 2 –5 –2 0 –1
Expected investments 1 –2 1 4 5
  • * Average of the balances of opinion since 1988
  • Source: Insee