In June 2011, the business climate indicator improves in manufacturing industryMonthly business survey (goods-producing industries) - June 2011

According to the business leaders questioned in June 2011, the situation in industry improved: the business climate indicator increases by three points. It stays above its long-term average.

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Paru le : 22/06/2011
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

Manufacturing industry

According to the business leaders questioned in June 2011, the situation in industry improved: the business climate indicator increases by three points. It stays above its long-term average.

The turning point indicator increases and goes down to the favorable area from now on.

Business leaders consider that their past activity has accelerated anew, the balance of opinion is distinctly above its long-term average. Stocks of finished products increase slightly, but remain regarded as below to the normal nevertheless. Total order books increase and are rated as stronger. Export order books raise too and are considered as heavy.

The activity of next months would stay steady: the personal perspectives of production increases in june. The general production outlook, which represents business leaders’ opinion on French industry as a whole, remains on a rather high level.

tableau – Leaders' opinion: manufacturing industrial activity

Balance of opinion, s.a, in %
Leaders' opinion: manufacturing industrial activity
Manufacturing industry Average* Mar. 11 Apr. 11 May 11 Jun. 11
Synthetic index 100 110 109 106 109
Recent changes in output 5 18 25 19 25
Finished-goods inventory level 13 0 2 –1 2
Demand and total order levels –17 –3 –2 –9 –4
Demand and export order levels –12 –6 –4 –3 3
Personal production expectations 5 27 13 9 14
General production expectations –8 21 21 15 13
  • * : The average of the balances opinion since 1976.
  • Source : Monthly business survey - INSEE

Graphang1 – Industrial economic climate - Synthetic Index

Graphang2 – Turning-point indicator

Graphang3 – Business leaders' opinion (manufacturing industry)