the improvement of the economic situation in the wholesale trade is less pronounced in november 2010Bi-monthly survey of wholesaling - November 2010

According to the business leaders questioned in November 2010, the improvement of the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector is less pronounced: the business climate indicator decreases by two points, after nearly two years on the rise.

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No 284
Paru le : 23/11/2010
Prochaine parution le : 23/11/2017 at 08:45 - November 2017

Total French wholesale trade

According to the business leaders questioned in November 2010, the improvement of the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector is less pronounced: the business climate indicator decreases by two points, after nearly two years on the rise.

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* MAY 10 JUL 10 SEP 10 NOV 10
Business climate indicator 100 95 101 105 103
General outlook –23 –24 –24 –12 –7
Sales –13 –20 –14 –9 –13
export sales –15 –20 –16 –4 –13
Received merchandise –8 –19 –10 –6 –9
received from abroad –10 –17 –6 –3 –7
Ordering intentions –15 –18 –15 –12 –10
ordering from abroad –15 –14 –11 –13 –12
Shipments abroad –15 –17 –17 –12 –8
Current stock 8 –3 2 5 5
Past workforce –1 –6 –6 –6 –3
Expecting workforce –3 –6 –5 0 1
Cash position –11 –8 –7 –6 –6
Past selling prices 9 1 –3 9 6
Expecting selling prices 17 6 8 9 7
  • * : average since September 1979
  • Source : French business survey in the wholesale trade - Insee