In November 2010, the economic climate in services is almost stableMonthly survey of services - November 2010

According to the business leaders surveyed in November, the economic situation in services remains almost stable. The synthetic indicator is 102 and is slightly above its long-term average (100).

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Paru le : 23/11/2010
Prochaine parution le : 23/11/2017 at 08:45 - November 2017

According to the business leaders surveyed in November, the economic situation in services remains almost stable. The synthetic indicator is 102 and is slightly above its long-term average (100).

The business leaders consider that their activity grew at its average pace during the last few months, and that it should continue to grow at this pace in the months to come: the balances of opinion concerning past and expected activity reach their long-term average. The general outlook is still favourable. Indeed, the business leaders expect demand to remain sustained in the following months.

Graph1 – Business climate synthetic indicator

Graph2 – Activity

Table_quarter – Economic outlook in the services sector

Balances of opinion, in %, seasonally adjusted
Economic outlook in the services sector
Average* July 10 Sept. 10 Oct. 10 Nov. 10
Business climate synthetic indicator 100 98 99 101 102
General outlook –5 –8 –5 0 1
Past activity 4 9 4 4 3
Expected activity 4 –5 0 2 4
Expected demand 1 –3 –2 4 4
Business situation 0 1 –2 1 –1
Past selling prices –2 –6 –8 –6 –4
Expected selling prices –1 –10 –5 –3 –1
Past employment 3 5 7 5 13
except temporary work agencies 1 0 –3 –2 2
Expected employment 3 –3 6 7 10
except temporary work agencies 0 –7 –3 0 1
Investments
Past investments 2 4 3 0 3
Expected investments 1 –2 –3 5 3
  • * Average of the balances of opinion since 1988
  • Source: Insee