The economic situation in the wholesale trade still declines in November 2011Bi-monthly survey of wholesaling - Novembre 2011

According to the business leaders questioned in November 2011, the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector decreases again : the business climate indicator loses four points compared to September.

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No 283
Paru le : 23/11/2011
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

Total French wholesale trade

According to the business leaders questioned in November 2011, the economic situation in the wholesale trade sector decreases again : the business climate indicator loses four points compared to September.

The turning-point indicator remains in the unfavourable area.

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* MAY 11 JUL 11 SEP 11 NOV 11
Business climate indicator 100 107 105 99 95
General outlook –23 –3 –11 –41 –47
Sales –13 –5 –4 –12 –20
export sales –15 –11 –11 –14 –20
Received merchandise –8 –1 –4 –5 –12
received from abroad –10 –2 –6 –11 –14
Ordering intentions –15 –7 –10 –16 –16
ordering from abroad –15 –9 –11 –16 –18
Shipments abroad –15 –8 –11 –19 –20
Current stock 8 8 9 11 7
Past workforce 0 1 5 2 3
Expecting workforce –3 4 3 0 0
Cash position –11 –4 –2 –6 –3
Past selling prices 9 14 11 –2 10
Expecting selling prices 17 20 11 5 15
  • * : average since september 1979
  • Source : French business survey in the wholesale trade - Insee