In june 2013, the business climate remains deteriorated in servicesMonthly survey of services - June 2013

According to the business leaders surveyed in june 2013, the business climate in services remains deteriorated. The composite indicator is stable in june and is 84, well below its long-term average. Business leaders consider that activity is less degraded over the recent period. However, their business expectations for the coming months remain pessimistic. The general outlook remains well below its long-term average.

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No 144
Paru le : 25/06/2013
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

According to the business leaders surveyed in june 2013, the business climate in services remains deteriorated. The composite indicator is stable in june and is 84, well below its long-term average. Business leaders consider that activity is less degraded over the recent period. However, their business expectations for the coming months remain pessimistic. The general outlook remains well below its long-term average.

Graph1 – Composite indicator

graph_retourn – Turning point indicator

  • Note: close to 1 (respectively -1), this indicator indicates a favourable short-term economic situation (respectively unfavourable).

Graph2 – Activity

Table_quarter – Economic outlook in the services sector

Balances of opinion, in %, seasonally adjusted
Economic outlook in the services sector
Average* March 13 April 13 May 13 June 13
Composite indicator 100 84 84 84 84
General outlook –7 –26 –30 –29 –26
Past activity 3 –13 –15 –16 –12
Expected activity 3 –13 –15 –11 –14
Expected demand 0 –16 –16 –17 –16
Business situation –2 –13 –17 –18 –17
Past selling prices –3 –14 –14 –11 –11
Expected selling prices –2 –13 –11 –12 –12
Past employment 3 –11 –13 –5 –7
except temporary work agencies 1 –10 –12 –4 –9
Expected employment 2 –13 –17 –14 –9
except temporary work agencies 0 –10 –12 –15 –10
Investments
Past investments 2 –4 –7 –3 –3
Expected investments 1 –5 –4 –5 –6
  • * Average of the balances of opinion since 1988
  • Source: Insee