In June 2013, the turnover fell in the wholesale trade and business servicesTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - June 2013

In June 2013, the turnover went down in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (–1.8%), in information and communication (–1.8%), in business support activities (–0.8%) and, to a lesser extent, in real estate activities (–0.2%). It was broadly stable in transportation and storage (–0.1%).

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In June 2013, the turnover went down in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (–1.8%), in information and communication (–1.8%), in business support activities (–0.8%) and, to a lesser extent, in real estate activities (–0.2%). It was broadly stable in transportation and storage (–0.1%).

Over the second quarter 2013 (q-o-q), the turnover rose in business support activities (+1.3%), in information and communication (+0.7%) and in real estate activities (+0.7%). It grew slightly in transportation and storage (+0.3%) and was broadly steady in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.2%).

Over the year (y-o-y), the turnover increased in business support activities (+0.9%), in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (+0.4%) and in real estate activities (+0.3%). At the opposite, it declined in information and communication (–0.7%). It was broadly stable in transportation and storage (–0.2%).

Graph1_anglais – Wholesale trade and business services

  • Source : INSEE

Revisions

The evolution in May has been revised by –0.3 point in business support activities, by +0.1 point in transportation and storage and in information and communication and by –0.1 point in real estate activities. In the same period, the variation has been confirmed in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles.

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 June/ May May/ April q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
46 Wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 –1.8 –0.1 0.2 0.4
H Transportation and storage 1000 –0.1 –1.2 0.3 –0.2
J Information and communication 1000 –1.8 0.8 0.7 –0.7
L Real estate activities 1000 –0.2 0.2 0.7 0.3
M+N Business support activities 1000 –0.8 –1.7 1.3 0.9
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 579 –1.0 –1.3 1.5 1.6
N Administrative and support service activities 421 –0.5 –2.2 1.1 0.0
  • (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