The cash position in industry is considered less easy in the first half of 2011Cash survey in industry - June 2011

In the first half of 2011, according to business leaders, the cash position in the industry is considered less easy than the second half of 2010: the corresponding bal-ance of opinion decreases by seven points but remains above its long-term average.

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No 166
Paru le : 01/07/2011

In the first half of 2011, according to business leaders, the cash position in the industry is considered less easy than the second half of 2010: the corresponding balance of opinion decreases by seven points but remains above its long-term average.

In the first half of 2011, operating balance is recovering and is considered satisfactory. The opinion of business leaders on the sale volume and sale prices improves and stood at a level well above the log-term average. Financial costs are also favourable to the treasury. However, the cash was penalized by the increase in prices of supply and labor costs.

tableau – Opinion about cash position and operating balance

Balance of opinion, s.a, in %
Opinion about cash position and operating balance
Average* DEC09 JUN10 DEC10 JUN11
CURRENT POSITION
Cash –4 –1 0 8 1
Operating balance 8 –3 23 22 29
EXPECTED EVOLUTION
Cash 0 –18 –7 1 18
Operating balance 11 –2 –4 20 27
  • * : The average of the balances opinion since June 1990.
  • Source : Cash survey in industry - INSEE

Graphang1 – Cash position in industry

Graphang2 – Operating balance