The French business climate is deteriorating again in april 2013Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - April 2013

Calculated from the answers of business leaders of the main sectors of activity, the French business climate dropped by two points in april and is 84, still below its long term average (100). The business climate sectoral indicators remained at low levels. The business climate dropped by three points in manufacturing industry, by four points in retail trade and by one point in services. In the building industry, the synthetic indicator rose by one point.

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No 93
Paru le : 23/04/2013
Prochaine parution le : 23/11/2017 at 08:45 - November 2017

The business climate is deteriorating…

Calculated from the answers of business leaders of the main sectors of activity, the French business climate dropped by two points in april and is 84, still below its long term average (100). The business climate sectoral indicators remained at low levels. The business climate dropped by three points in manufacturing industry, by four points in retail trade and by one point in services. In the building industry, the synthetic indicator rose by one point.

… with an unfavourable dynamic

The french turning point indicator is in an unfavourable area.

Tableau – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
Dec. 12 Jan. 13 Feb. 13 March 13 April 13
Business climates
France 88 88 88 86 84
Industry 92 90 92 91 88
Wholesale trade - 89 - 92 -
Building 95 94 93 93 94
Retail trade 88 87 89 89 85
Services 87 90 88 84 83
Turning point indicators
France –0,8 –0,7 –0,6 –0,7 –0,9
Industry 0,4 0,5 0,2 0,3 –0,7
Wholesale trade - –0,1 - 0,0 -
Building –0,6 –0,5 –0,6 –0,9 –0,7
Services 0,8 1,0 1,0 –0,6 –1,0
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

Graph_climaff – French business climate indicator

  • Sources : Insee, business surveys

Graph_indicret – French climate indicator

Documentation

Methodology (pdf, 125 Ko)