The French business climate stabilizes in January 2014Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - January 2014

According to business managers in the main sectors, the business climate in France stabilizes at 94, below its long-term average (100). The business climate is also stable in the manufacturing industry and the services sector. It loses one point in building and three points in wholesale trade since November but gains three points in the retail trade sector.

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No 17
Paru le : 23/01/2014
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

The business climate stabilizes…

According to business managers in the main sectors, the business climate in France stabilizes at 94, below its long-term average (100). The business climate is also stable in the manufacturing industry and the services sector. It loses one point in building and three points in wholesale trade since November but gains three points in the retail trade sector.

…and the turning point indicator stays in the favourable area.

The turning point indicator stays in the area indicating a favourable business climate.

Tableau – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
Sept. 13 Oct. 13 Nov. 13 Dec. 13 Jan. 14
Composite indicators
France 95 95 95 94 94
Industry 97 98 98 100 100
Wholesale trade 97 - 98 - 95
Building 93 94 94 94 93
Retail trade 101 98 95 95 98
Services 94 93 95 91 91
Turning point indicators
France 1,0 1,0 1,0 0,8 0,8
Industry 0,8 0,5 0,4 0,9 0,9
Wholesale trade 0,9 - 0,0 - 0,2
Building 0,9 0,9 0,7 0,3 –0,5
Services 1,0 1,0 1,0 0,7 0,9
  • Source(s): Insee, Business tendency surveys

Graph_climaff – Composite indicator

  • Sources: Insee, business tendency surveys

Graph_indicret – Turning point indicator

Documentation

Methodology (pdf, 125 Ko)