Slight recovery of the French business climate in December 2010Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - December 2010

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate recovers slightly in December 2010. The indicator has risen by 1 point, and reaches now 105, which is above its long term average. This favourable climate is perceptible in all economic sectors : business leaders’ answers suggest a slight improvement in all sectors, especially in industry and services sectors.

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Paru le : 17/12/2010
Prochaine parution le : 21/12/2017 at 08:45 - December 2017

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate recovers slightly in December 2010. The indicator has risen by 1 point, and reaches now 105, which is above its long term average. This favourable climate is perceptible in all economic sectors : business leaders’ answers suggest a slight improvement in all sectors, especially in industry and services sectors.

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

Tab_EN – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
Jul. 10 Sep. 10 Oct. 10 Nov. 10 Dec. 10
Business climates
France 98 102 104 104 105
Industry 97 99 102 100 103
Wholesale trade 101 105 - 103 -
Building 95 94 95 97 98
Retail trade 100 107 109 106 108
Services 98 99 101 102 103
Turning point indicators
France 0,9 1,0 1,0 1,0 1,0
Industry 0,3 0,5 0,7 –0,5 0,1
Wholesale trade 0,8 0,9 - 0,9 -
Building 0,5 –0,7 –0,8 –0,6 –0,4
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

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