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

According to the business leaders questioned in July 2011, The economic situation in the wholesale trade sector declines: the business climate indicator decreases by three points. The turning-point indicator is in the unfavourable area, for the first time since May 2009.

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Paru le : 22/07/2011
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

Warning : as every year in July, seasonal coefficients have been updated, just like synthetic indicators parameters.

Total French wholesale trade

According to the business leaders questioned in July 2011, The economic situation in the wholesale trade sector declines: the business climate indicator decreases by three points.

The turning-point indicator is in the unfavourable area, for the first time since May 2009.

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* JAN 11 MAR 11 MAY 11 JUL 11
Business climate indicator 100 104 109 107 104
General outlook –23 –7 –1 –3 –11
Sales –13 –10 0 –5 –7
export sales –15 –8 –17 –11 –13
Received merchandise –8 –6 1 –1 –5
received from abroad –10 –7 –1 –2 –6
Ordering intentions –15 –9 –5 –7 –11
ordering from abroad –15 –6 –7 –9 –10
Shipments abroad –15 –6 –4 –8 –12
Current stock 8 4 7 8 9
Past workforce 0 1 2 1 4
Expecting workforce –3 1 3 4 2
Cash position –11 –4 –6 –4 –3
Past selling prices 9 19 24 14 10
Expecting selling prices 17 23 26 20 11
  • * : average since september 1979
  • Source : French business survey in the wholesale trade - Insee