In September 2013, the turnover increased sharply in the transportation and storageTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - September 2013

In September 2013, the turnover increased significantly in transportation and storage (+4.7%). It went up by +1.8% in real estate activities, and by +1.4% in business support activities. On the opposite, it declined in information and communication (–1.3%). It remained stable in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (0.0%).

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  1. Revisions

In September 2013, the turnover increased significantly in transportation and storage (+4.7%). It went up by +1.8% in real estate activities, and by +1.4% in business support activities. On the opposite, it declined in information and communication (–1.3%). It remained stable in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (0.0%).

Over the last three months (q-o-q), the turnover decreased in information and communication (–1.7%), in real estate activities (–1.2%), and more moderately in business support activities (–0.2%). However, it went up in transportation and storage (+0.8%) and remained stable in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (0.0%).

Over the year (y-o-y), the turnover declined in information and communication (–1.9%), and to a lesser extent in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycle (–0.2%). On the other hand, it increased in business support activities (+1.4%), in transportation and storage (+0.6%) and in real estate activities (+0.2%).

Graph1_anglais – Wholesale trade and business services

  • Source: INSEE

Revisions

The evolution in August has been revised by +0.6 point in real estate activities, by +0.4 point in business support activities, by +0.3 point in information and communication, by +0.2 point in transportation and storage, and by –0.1 point 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 Sept./Aug. Aug./July q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
46 Wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 0.0 –0.5 0.0 –0.2
H Transportation and storage 1000 4.7 –0.2 0.8 0.6
J Information and communication 1000 –1.3 –0.3 –1.7 –1.9
L Real estate activities 1000 1.8 –2.4 –1.2 0.2
M+N Business support activities 1000 1.4 0.0 –0.2 1.4
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 579 1.9 –0.5 –0.7 1.1
N Administrative and support service activities 421 0.8 0.7 0.6 1.9
  • (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