The French business climate is less degraded in july 2013Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - July 2013

Calculated from the answers of business leaders of the main sectors of activity, the French business climate rose by one point in july and is 87, still below its long term average (100). The business climate sectoral indicators remained at low levels. The business climates rose by two points in manufacturing industry and in services. It was stable in the building industry and in retail trade. In wholesaling the composite indicator dropped by one point in two months.

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No 168
Paru le : 23/07/2013
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

The business climate recovers slightly

Calculated from the answers of business leaders of the main sectors of activity, the French business climate rose by one point in july and is 87, still below its long term average (100). The business climate sectoral indicators remained at low levels. The business climates rose by two points in manufacturing industry and in services. It was stable in the building industry and in retail trade. In wholesaling the composite indicator dropped by one point in two months.

… with an unfavourable dynamic

The french turning point indicator remained in an unfavourable area.

Tableau – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
March 13 April 13 May 13 June 13 July 13
Composite indicators
France 86 84 85 86 87
Industry 91 88 92 93 95
Wholesale trade 90 - 89 - 88
Building 93 93 93 91 91
Retail trade 88 86 85 87 87
Services 84 84 84 84 86
Turning point indicators
France –1,0 –1,0 –1,0 –0,9 –0,7
Industry 0,3 –0,7 –0,3 0,1 0,5
Wholesale trade –0,4 - –0,4 - –0,4
Building –0,9 –0,6 –0,4 –0,9 –0,6
Services –0,3 –1,0 –0,9 0,7 1,0
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

Graph_climaff – Composite indicator

  • Sources : Insee, business surveys

Graph_indicret – Turning point indicator

Documentation

Methodology (pdf, 125 Ko)