The French business climate remains unfavourable in december 2012Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - December 2012

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate gains 1 point in december and reach 87 points, still under its long term average (100). Business climate indicator in manufacturing industry gains 1 point in december. The indicators in services, in the building sector and in retail trade remain stable.

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Paru le : 21/12/2012
Prochaine parution le : 21/12/2017 at 08:45 - December 2017

The business climate remains deteriorated…

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate gains 1 point in december and reach 87 points, still under its long term average (100). Business climate indicator in manufacturing industry gains 1 point in december. The indicators in services, in the building sector and in retail trade remain stable.

… with an unfavourable dynamics

The french business climate improves slightly but it is still in an unfavourable zone.

Tableau – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
Aug. 12 Sept. 12 Oct. 12 Nov. 12 Dec. 12
Business climates
France 87 86 84 86 87
Industry 90 90 85 88 89
Wholesale trade - 91 - 89 -
Building 95 94 94 95 95
Retail trade 92 87 90 90 90
Services 85 87 87 86 86
Turning point indicators
France –1,0 –1,0 –1,0 –0,9 –0,7
Industry –0,6 –0,3 –0,9 0,3 0,3
Wholesale trade - –1,0 - –0,1 -
Building –0,7 –0,6 –0,4 –0,1 0,1
Services –1,0 0,1 –0,2 0,7 0,7
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

Graph_climaff – French business climate indicator

  • Sources : Insee, business surveys

Graph_indicret – French climate indicator

Documentation

Methodology (pdf, 125 Ko)