The economic situation in the wholesale trade continue to improve in september 2010Bi-monthly survey of wholesaling - September 2010

According to the business leaders questioned in September 2010, the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector continue to improve: the business climate indicator increases by two points.

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No 228
Paru le : 23/09/2010
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

Total French wholesale trade

According to the business leaders questioned in September 2010, the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector continue to improve: the business climate indicator increases by two 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* MAR 10 MAY 10 JUL 10 SEP 10
Business climate indicator 100 87 95 101 103
General outlook –24 –28 –24 –24 –11
Sales –13 –33 –20 –14 –11
export sales –15 –34 –20 –16 –8
Received merchandise –8 –30 –19 –10 –7
received from abroad –10 –26 –17 –6 –5
Ordering intentions –15 –25 –18 –15 –13
ordering from abroad –15 –22 –14 –11 –14
Shipments abroad –16 –27 –17 –17 –17
Current stock 8 –5 –3 2 5
Past workforce –1 –15 –6 –6 –6
Expecting workforce –3 –8 –6 –5 0
Cash position –11 –8 –8 –7 –6
Past selling prices 9 –14 1 –3 10
Expecting selling prices 17 2 6 8 10
  • * : average since september 1979
  • Source : French business survey in the wholesale trade - Insee