In Q4 2010, Demand adressed to business leaders has got strongerQuarterly business survey (goods-producing industries) - January 2011
In Q4 2010, global demand as export demand addressed to business leaders increased significantly: the corres-ponding balance stood well above its pre-crisis levels. The demand outlook, particularly global, decline slightly but remains above its long-term average.
In Q4 2010, global demand as export demand addressed to business leaders increased significantly: the corresponding balance stood well above its pre-crisis levels. The demand outlook, particularly global, decline slightly but remains above its long-term average.
Production capacity was slightly less intensely used in Q4 2010: the proportion of businesses encountering production bottlenecks decrease by three points, but remains significantly above its long-term average.
According to the business leaders, the industrial manpower was stable in Q4 2010: the corresponding balance now stands at its highest level since the crisis began. The industrial manpower would remain stable in the first quarter of 2011.
tableau tableau – Business leaders' opinion : Demand and production factors
|Manufacturing industry||MOY*||Apr. 10||Jul. 10||Oct. 10||Jan. 11|
|Share of firms producing at full capacity (in%)||22||22||22||29||26|
|Opinion on production capacity||15||16||15||21||19|
|Productive capacity utilization rate (in %)||85||78||77||79||79|
|Difficulties of supply and demand|
|Difficulties of supply and demand||6||8||9||10||9|
|Difficulties of supply||20||16||22||17||19|
|Difficulties of demand||43||52||45||47||35|
- * : Long period average.
- Source : Quarterly business survey - INSEE
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