In July 2013, the turnover increased in the wholesale trade and business servicesTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - July 2013

In July 2013, the turnover increased in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (+1.4%). To a lesser extent, it went up by +0.3% in information and communication and in business support activities, and by +0.2% in real estate activities and in transportation and storage.

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In July 2013, the turnover increased in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (+1.4%). To a lesser extent, it went up by +0.3% in information and communication and in business support activities, and by +0.2% in real estate activities and in transportation and storage.

Over the last three months (q-o-q), the turnover decreased moderately in business support activities (– 0.3%). On the contrary, it grew slightly in real estate activities (+0.2%). It was broadly steady in transportation and storage (–0.1%) and in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.1%). It remained stable in information and communication (+0.0%).

Over the year (y-o-y), the turnover declined in transportation and storage (–1.4%), in information and communication (–0.8%), in business support activities (–0.3%) and in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.3%). On the other hand, it rose in real estate activities (+0.4%).

Graph1_anglais – Wholesale trade and business services

  • Source : INSEE

Revisions

The evolution in June has been revised by –0.2 point in business support activities, by +0.2 point in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles, and by –0.1 point in real estate activities. In the same period, the variation has been confirmed in transportation and storage and in information and communication.

Tab1_anglais – Variation of the turnover in the wholesale trade and business services

SA-WDA value, Base year 2010
Variation of the turnover in the wholesale trade and business services
Change in %
Nace classification Weight July/ June June /May q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
46 Wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 1.4 –1.6 0.1 –0.3
H Transportation and storage 1000 0.2 –0.1 –0.1 –1.4
J Information and communication 1000 0.3 –1.8 0.0 –0.8
L Real estate activities 1000 0.2 –0.3 0.2 0.4
M+N Business support activities 1000 0.3 –1.0 –0.3 –0.3
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 579 0.3 –1.4 –0.2 0.0
N Administrative and support service activities 421 0.3 –0.4 –0.5 –0.8
  • (1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / three previous months.
  • (2) Year-on-year: last three months / three same months of the previous year.
  • Source: INSEE