In August 2012, the turnover declined in real estate activities and in business support activitiesTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - August 2012
In August 2012, the turnover went down sharply compared with July in real estate actitivies (–2.6%). It also fell in business support activities (–0.7%) and in transportation and storage (–0.3%). On the contrary, the turnover improved in the wholesale trade (+0.6%) and in information and communication (+0.4%).
Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.
In August 2012, the turnover went down sharply compared with July in real estate actitivies (–2.6%). It also fell in business support activities (–0.7%) and in transportation and storage (–0.3%). On the contrary, the turnover improved in the wholesale trade (+0.6%) and in information and communication (+0.4%)
Quarter on quarter (q-o-q), the turnover rose by +1.1% in the wholesale trade, by +0.8% in business support activities, by +0.8% in transportation and storage and by +0.3% in information and communication. On the other hand, it fell off by –0.9% in real estate activities.
Year on year (y-o-y), the turnover took off by +2.8% in the wholesale trade, by +2.8% in transportation and storage, by +2.6% in business support activities and by +2.1% in information and communication. It was broadly stable in real estate activities (+0.1%).
The SA-WDA evolution in July has been revised by +0.4 point in transportation and storage. The variation, announced at +1.2% last month, has been corrected at +1.6%. In the same period, the SA-WDA evolution has been revised by –0.3 point in information and communication, by –0.2 point in business support activities and by +0.1 point in the wholesale trade and in real estate activities.
tableau Tab1_anglais – Variation of the turnover in the wholesale trade and business services
|Change in %|
|Classification NAF rev. 2||Weight||Aug./ July||July/ June||q-o-q (1)||y-o-y (2)|
|46 Wholesale trade, except for motor vehicles and motorcycles||1000||0.6||0.6||1.1||2.8|
|461 Wholesale on a fee or contract basis||166||0.8||1.7||1.8||6.0|
|462 Wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals||62||4.7||4.5||0.1||0.4|
|463 Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco||183||1.8||–0.2||0.6||2.7|
|464 Wholesale of household goods||173||0.0||–0.3||0.9||0.7|
|465 and 466 Wholesale of professional equipment goods||215||–0.8||–1.8||1.9||4.6|
|467 Other specialised wholesale||193||–0.6||2.1||0.7||1.3|
|H Transportation and storage||1000||–0.3||1.6||0.8||2.8|
|J Information and communication||1000||0.4||–1.5||0.3||2.1|
|L Real estate activities||1000||–2.6||0.0||–0.9||0.1|
|M+N Business support activities||1000||–0.7||0.7||0.8||2.6|
|M Professional, scientific and technical activities||626||–1.1||0.2||0.5||3.0|
|N Administrative and support service activities||374||–0.1||1.8||1.3||1.7|
- (1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / three previous months.
- (2) Year-on-year: last three months / three same months of the previous year.
- The codes correspond to differents levels of aggregation of the classification NAF rev. 2.
- Source: INSEE