In June 2011, the economic situation in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles slightly declinesMonthly survey of retailing - June 2011

According to the business leaders interviewed in June 2011, the economic situation in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles slightly declines: the synthetic indicator loses one point, and is 104. It is still above its long-term average.

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Paru le : 22/06/2011
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According to the business leaders interviewed in June 2011, the economic situation in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles slightly declines: the synthetic indicator loses one point, and is 104. It is still above its long-term average.

Recent sales slightly decrease, as much in retail trade as in repair and motor vehicles. Expected sales and ordering intentions decline too. However, overall economic expectations progress moderatly, remaining over their long term average: retailers’opinion is still optimistic about the economic situation in the trade sector.

graph_indsynt_en – Business climate synthetic indicator

Graph_ventes_ic_en – Recent sales and ordering intentions

tab1_en – Global data

Balances of opinion, in %, s.a.
Global data
Ave. (1) March 11 April 11 May 11 June 11
Business climate 100 104 105 105 104
General business outlook –29 –20 –21 –20 –17
Recent sales –3 –6 1 3 –1
Expected sales 1 –1 3 2 –3
Ordering intentions –6 –7 –3 –7 –9
Stocks 10 10 10 8 11
Past selling prices (2) –6 3 4
Expected selling prices –3 8 9 9 4
Cash position (2) –14 –14 –14
Workforce size: recent trend 1 –4 –3 0 0
Workforce size: future trend –1 –4 –4 –3 –6
  • (1) Average since 1991 (2004 for recent and expected sales and ordering intentions).
  • (2) Bi-monthly question (odd-numberred months).
  • Source : monthly survey in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles - INSEE