The French business climate is almost steady in April 2014Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - April 2014

According to business managers in the main sectors, the business climate in France is at 94, six points below its long-term average (100). The business climate gains one point in the retail trade. It loses one point in industry and in the building sector, and it also loses three points in the services sector.

Informations rapides
No 93
Paru le : 24/04/2014
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

The business climate is almost steady…

According to business managers in the main sectors, the business climate in France is at 94, six points below its long-term average (100). The business climate gains one point in the retail trade. It loses one point in industry and in the building sector, and it also loses three points in the services sector.

… and the turning point indicator stays in the favourable area.

The turning point indicator stays in the area indicating a favourable business climate.

Tableau – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
Dec. 13 Jan. 14 Feb. 14 March 14 April 14
Composite indicators
France 94 94 94 95 94
Industry 100 100 100 101 100
Wholesale trade - 97 - 99 -
Building 94 93 93 94 93
Retail trade 95 98 95 97 98
Services 91 92 92 93 90
Turning point indicators
France 0,9 0,8 0,7 0,6 0,5
Industry 0,9 0,9 0,3 0,7 0,5
Wholesale trade - 0,3 - –0,5 -
Building 0,7 0,3 0,0 0,7 0,2
Services 0,7 0,9 –0,7 0,2 0,7
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

Graph_climaff – Composite indicator

  • Sources : Insee, business surveys

Graph_indicret – Turning point indicator

Documentation

Methodology (pdf, 125 Ko)