The French business climate remains stable in November 2010Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - November 2010

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate remains stable in November 2010. The indicator stays around 104, that is still above its long term average. This hesitant climate is perceptible in nearly all sectors : business leaders’ answers suggest a small decrease in industry, retail and wholesale trade, while building and services sectors only show a very slight improvement.

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Paru le : 23/11/2010
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According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate remains stable in November 2010. The indicator stays around 104, that is still above its long term average. This hesitant climate is perceptible in nearly all sectors : business leaders’ answers suggest a small decrease in industry, retail and wholesale trade, while building and services sectors only show a very slight improvement.

At the same time, the turning point indicator clearly remains in the favourable zone for more than one year. This shows continuous signs of a coming recovery.

Tab_EN – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
Jun. 10 Jul. 10 Sep. 10 Oct. 10 Nov. 10
Business climates
France 97 98 102 104 104
Industry 96 97 99 102 100
Wholesale trade 101 - 105 - 103
Building 92 95 94 95 96
Retail trade 102 100 107 109 107
Services 98 98 99 101 102
Turning point indicators
France 1,0 0,9 1,0 1,0 1,0
Industry 0,1 0,3 0,5 0,8 –0,2
Wholesale trade 0,8 - 0,9 - 0,9
Building –0,5 0,5 –0,7 –0,8 –0,6
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

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