The dynamism of the economic situation in the wholesale trade is lightly slowing down at May 2011Bi-monthly survey of wholesaling - May 2011

According to the business leaders questioned in May 2011, The dynamism of the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector is lightly slowing down: the business climate indicator decreases by three points. He remains yet at a high level.

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Paru le : 24/05/2011
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

Total French wholesale trade

According to the business leaders questioned in May 2011, The dynamism of the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector is lightly slowing down: the business climate indicator decreases by three points. He remains yet at a high level.

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* NOV 10 JAN 11 MAR 11 MAY 11
Business climate indicator 100 103 104 109 106
General outlook –23 –7 –7 –1 –3
Sales –13 –14 –11 0 –5
export sales –15 –10 –9 –18 –11
Received merchandise –8 –10 –7 0 –2
received from abroad –10 –5 –7 –2 –8
Ordering intentions –15 –11 –10 –4 –6
ordering from abroad –15 –12 –8 –5 –7
Shipments abroad –15 –9 –7 –4 –6
Current stock 8 5 4 7 8
Past workforce 0 –2 1 1 2
Expecting workforce –3 1 1 3 3
Cash position –11 –6 –4 –6 –6
Past selling prices 9 7 22 22 19
Expecting selling prices 17 8 23 27 21
  • * : average since september 1979
  • Source : French business survey in the wholesale trade - Insee