The cash position in industry is still considered as deteriored in the first half of 2013Cash survey in industry - June 2013

In the first half of 2013, according to business leaders, the cash position in the industry is still considered as deteriored: the corresponding balance of opinion is nearly steady and its level is below the long-term average.

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Paru le : 03/07/2013

In the first half of 2013, according to business leaders, the cash position in the industry is still considered as deteriored: the corresponding balance of opinion is nearly steady and its level is below the long-term average.

In the first half of 2013, operating balance weakens. The low sale volume and labor costs are unfavorable to the cash position. It was also penalized by the increase in sale prices.

tableau – Opinion about cash position and operating balance

Balance of opinion, s.a, in %
Opinion about cash position and operating balance
Average* DEC11 JUN12 DEC12 JUN13
CURRENT POSITION
Cash –5 –13 –27 –11 –12
Operating balance 7 13 0 –2 –8
EXPECTED EVOLUTION
Cash 0 –7 –6 –10 –15
Operating balance 10 –3 7 –14 –5
  • * : The average of the balances opinion since June 1990.
  • Source : Cash survey in industry - INSEE

Graphang1 – Cash position in industry

Graphang2 – Operating balance