In November 2013, the turnover decreased in the wholesale trade and increased in various business support activitiesTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - November 2013

In November 2013, the turnover decreased by 1.1% in transportation and storage and by 0.5% in wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles. On the opposite, it went up in real estate activities (+1.0%) and in business support activities (+0.6%). It remained stable in information and communication (0.0%).

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Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted (SA-WDA).

In November 2013, the turnover decreased by 1.1% in transportation and storage and by 0.5% in wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles. On the opposite, it went up in real estate activities (+1.0%) and in business support activities (+0.6%). It remained stable in information and communication (0.0%).

Over the last three months (q-o-q), the turnover went down sharply in information and communication (–1.6%) and to a lesser extent in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycle (–0.3%). On the other hand, it increased in business support activities (+1.2%), in real estate activities (+1.1%) and in transportation and storage (+1.0%).

Over the year (y-o-y), the turnover plunged in information and communication (–3.2%) and slided in the wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles (–0.9%). On the contrary, it rose significantly in business support activities (+2.2%), in real estate activities (+1.9%) and in transportation and storage (+1.3%).

Graph1_anglais – Wholesale trade and business services

  • Source : INSEE

Revisions

The evolution in October has been reviewed by –0.7 point in information and communication, by –0.5 point in transportation and storage, by –0.1 point in business support activities and by +0.2 point in real estate 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 Nov./ Oct. Oct./ Sept. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
46 Wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 –0.5 –0.2 –0.3 –0.9
H Transportation and storage 1000 –1.1 –1.4 1.0 1.3
J Information and communication 1000 0.0 –0.5 –1.6 –3.2
L Real estate activities 1000 1.0 0.3 1.1 1.9
M+N Business support activities 1000 0.6 –0.7 1.2 2.2
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 579 1.1 –0.2 2.0 2.9
N Administrative and support service activities 421 –0.1 –1.3 0.2 1.3
  • (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