The French business climate stabilizes in October 2013Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - October 2013

According to business managers in the main sectors, the business climate in France stabilizes at 95, below its long-term average (100). The business climate rose by one point in the manufacturing industry and the building sector, and loses one point in the service sector and two points in retail trade.

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No 242
Paru le : 23/10/2013
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 95, below its long-term average (100). The business climate rose by one point in the manufacturing industry and the building sector, and loses one point in the service sector and two points in retail trade.

… and the turning point indicator shows a recovery

The turning point indicator stays in the favorable area.

Tableau – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
June 13 July 13 Aug. 13 Sept. 13 Oct. 13
Composite indicators
France 86 88 91 95 95
Industry 93 95 98 97 98
Wholesale trade - 88 - 96 -
Building 91 91 92 93 94
Retail trade 86 86 95 101 99
Services 84 86 89 94 93
Turning point indicators
France –0,7 –0,6 0,5 1,0 1,0
Industry 0,1 0,5 0,8 0,8 0,8
Wholesale trade - –0,1 - 0,9 -
Building –0,9 –0,6 0,2 0,9 0,8
Services 0,6 1,0 1,0 1,0 1,0
  • Source(s): INSEE, Business tendency surveys

Graph_climaff – Composite indicator

  • Sources: Insee, business surveys

Graph_indicret – Turning point indicator

Documentation

Methodology (pdf, 125 Ko)