In August 2013, the turnover decreased in the wholesale trade and business servicesTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - August 2013

In August 2013, the turnover decreased significantly in real estate activities (–3.0%). To a lesser extent, it went down by –0.6% in information and communication and by –0.4% in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles, in transportation and storage and in business support activities.

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  1. Revisions

In August 2013, the turnover decreased significantly in real estate activities (–3.0%). To a lesser extent, it went down by –0.6% in information and communication and by –0.4% in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles, in transportation and storage and in business support activities.

Over the last three months (q-o-q), the turnover decreased in information and communication (– 0.9%), in real estate activities (– 0.8%), in business support activities (– 0.6%), and more moderately in transportation and storage (–0.3%) and in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.3%).

Over the year (y-o-y), the turnover declined in information and communication (–1.8%), in transportation and storage (–1.7%), in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.7%). Moreover, it went down by –0.3% in business support activities and in real estate activities.

Graph1_anglais – Wholesale trade and business services

  • Source : INSEE

Revisions

The evolution in July has been revised by +0.3 point in business support activities, by –0.2 point in information and communication, by +0.1 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.

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 Aug./ July July/ June q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
46 Wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 –0.4 1.5 –0.3 –0.7
H Transportation and storage 1000 –0.4 0.2 –0.3 –1.7
J Information and communication 1000 –0.6 0.1 –0.9 –1.8
L Real estate activities 1000 –3.0 0.1 –0.8 –0.3
M+N Business support activities 1000 –0.4 0.6 –0.6 –0.3
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 579 –0.7 0.3 –1.1 –0.4
N Administrative and support service activities 421 0.1 1.0 0.0 –0.2
  • (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