In May 2013, the turnover went down in business support activities and in transportation and storageTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - May 2013

In May 2013, the turnover declined in business support activities (–1.4%) and in transportation and storage (–1.3%). At the opposite, it rose in information and communication (+0.9%). It was broadly steady in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.1%) and in real estate activities (+0.1%).

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In May 2013, the turnover declined in business support activities (–1.4%) and in transportation and storage (–1.3%). At the opposite, it rose in information and communication (+0.9%). It was broadly steady in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.1%) and in real estate activities (+0.1%).

Over the quarter (q-o-q), the turnover increased in real estate activities (+0.8%) and, to a lesser extent, in business support activities (+0.3%). Conversely, it went down in transportation and storage (–0.6%), in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.5%) and in information and communication (–0.3%).

Over the year (y-o-y), the turnover grew in business support activities (+1.3%) and in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.6%). It was broadly steady in real estate activities (–0.2%) and stable in transportation and storage (0.0%) and in information and communication (0.0%).

Graph1_anglais – Wholesale trade and business services

  • Source : INSEE

Revisions

The evolution in April has been revised by –0.1 point in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles, in transportation and storage, in real estate activities and in business support activities. In the same period, the variation has been corrected by +0.1 point 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 May/ April April/ March q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
46 Wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 –0.1 1.9 –0.5 0.6
H Transportation and storage 1000 –1.3 2.4 –0.6 0.0
J Information and communication 1000 0.9 2.1 –0.3 0.0
L Real estate activities 1000 0.1 0.4 0.8 –0.2
M+N Business support activities 1000 –1.4 3.3 0.3 1.3
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 579 –0.7 3.1 0.9 1.9
N Administrative and support service activities 421 –2.3 3.7 –0.4 0.5
  • (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