the economic situation in the wholesale trade is practically stable in january 2011Bi-monthly survey of wholesaling - January 2011

According to the business leaders questioned in January 2011, the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector is practically stable: the business climate indicator increases by one points, after a decrease by two points in November 2010.

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No 20
Paru le : 21/01/2011
Prochaine parution le : 24/01/2018 at 08:45 - January 2018

Total French wholesale trade

According to the business leaders questioned in January 2011, the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector is practically stable: the business climate indicator increases by one points, after a decrease by two points in November 2010.

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* JUL 10 SEP 10 NOV 10 JAN 11
Business climate indicator 100 101 105 103 104
General outlook –23 –24 –12 –7 –7
Sales –13 –14 –9 –14 –12
export sales –15 –16 –4 –10 –7
Received merchandise –8 –10 –6 –10 –7
received from abroad –10 –6 –3 –5 –8
Ordering intentions –15 –15 –12 –11 –9
ordering from abroad –15 –11 –13 –12 –9
Shipments abroad –15 –17 –12 –9 –8
Current stock 8 2 5 5 2
Past workforce –1 –6 –6 –2 0
Expecting workforce –3 –5 0 1 0
Cash position –11 –7 –6 –6 –6
Past selling prices 9 –3 9 7 21
Expecting selling prices 17 8 9 8 22
  • * : average since September 1979
  • Source : French business survey in the wholesale trade - Insee