Insee conjoncture
23 septembre 2011
N° 2011-227

The economic situation in the wholesale trade declines markedly in September 2011Bi-monthly survey of wholesaling - September 2011

According to the business leaders questioned in September 2011, the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector has decreased continuously since march : the business climate indicator loses six points com-pared to July and is this month below its long period’s average. The turning-point indicator is in the unfavourable area.

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No 227
Paru le : 23/09/2011
Prochaine parution le : 26/03/2019 at 08:45 - March 2019

Total French wholesale trade

According to the business leaders questioned in September 2011, the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector has decreased continuously since march : the business climate indicator loses six points compared to July and is this month below its long period’s average.

The turning-point indicator is in the unfavourable area.

graph_indclimaff_anglaisBusiness climate indicator

graph_indretournf_anglaisTurning-point indicator

  • Note: close to 1 (respectively -1), this indicator points to a favourable short-term economic situation (respectively unfavourable).

tab_cgens_anglaisTotal wholesale trade

Balances of opinion, in %, S.A.
Total wholesale trade (Balances of opinion, in %, S.A.) -
AVE* MAR 11 MAY 11 JUL 11 SEP 11
Business climate indicator 100 109 107 105 99
General outlook –23 –1 –3 –11 –40
Sales –13 0 –5 –4 –12
export sales –15 –17 –11 –11 –15
Received merchandise –8 1 –1 –4 –6
received from abroad –10 –1 –2 –6 –10
Ordering intentions –15 –5 –7 –10 –15
ordering from abroad –15 –7 –9 –11 –14
Shipments abroad –15 –4 –8 –11 –17
Current stock 8 7 8 9 11
Past workforce 0 2 1 5 4
Expecting workforce –3 3 4 3 1
Cash position –11 –6 –4 –2 –5
Past selling prices 9 24 14 11 0
Expecting selling prices 17 26 20 11 8
  • * : average since september 1979
  • Source : French business survey in the wholesale trade - Insee


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