In October 2013, the turnover decreased in the transportation and storage and in business support activitiesTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - October 2013

In October 2013, the turnover decreased by 0.9% in transportation and storage, by 0.6% in business support activities and by 0.4% in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles. On the opposite, it went up slightly in information and communication (+0.2%), and remained almost stable in real estate activities (+0.1%).

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  1. Revisions

In October 2013, the turnover decreased by 0.9% in transportation and storage, by 0.6% in business support activities and by 0.4% in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles. On the opposite, it went up slightly in information and communication (+0.2%), and remained almost stable in real estate activities (+0.1%).

Over the last three months (q-o-q), the turnover went down sharply in information and communication (–1.9%), in real estate activities (–1.2%) and to a lesser extent in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycle (–0.3%). On the other hand, it increased in transportation and storage (+1.6%) and in business support activities (+0.6%).

Over the year (y-o-y), the turnover declined significantly in information and communication (–2.9%) and more moderately in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (–1.1%). On the contrary, it went up by 1.5% in business support activities and in transportation and storage, and by 0.7% in real estate activities.

Graph1_anglais – Wholesale trade and business services

  • Source : INSEE

Revisions

The evolution in September has been revised by –2.5 point in transportation and storage, by +0.3 point in real estate activities, and by –0.1 point in information and communication. It remained unchanged in business support activities and 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 Oct./ Sept. Sept./ Aug. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
46 Wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 –0.4 0.0 –0.3 –1.1
H Transportation and storage 1000 –0.9 2.2 1.6 1.5
J Information and communication 1000 0.2 –1.4 –1.9 –2.9
L Real estate activities 1000 0.1 2.1 –1.2 0.7
M+N Business support activities 1000 –0.6 1.4 0.6 1.5
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 579 –0.2 2.0 0.4 1.6
N Administrative and support service activities 421 –1.2 0.5 0.9 1.2
  • (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