The French business climate remains unfavorable in january 2013Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - January 2013

Calculated from the answers of business leaders of the main sectors of activity, the French business climate remained stable in january and stood at 87 points, still below its long term average (100). The business climate sectoral indicators remained at low levels in january. In manufacturing industry, the business climate dropped by three points in january, whereas it rose by two points in the services sector and remained almost stable in other sectors.

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No 17
Paru le : 23/01/2013
Prochaine parution le : 24/10/2017 at 08:45 - October 2017

The business climate remains deteriorated…

Calculated from the answers of business leaders of the main sectors of activity, the French business climate remained stable in january and stood at 87 points, still below its long term average (100). The business climate sectoral indicators remained at low levels in january. In manufacturing industry, the business climate dropped by three points in january, whereas it rose by two points in the services sector and remained almost stable in other sectors.

… with an unfavourable dynamic

The french turning point indicator improved slightly but is still in an unfavourable area.

Tableau – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
Sept. 12 Oct. 12 Nov. 12 Dec. 12 Jan. 13
Business climates
France 86 85 86 87 87
Industry 90 85 88 89 86
Wholesale trade 91 - 90 - 89
Building 94 94 95 95 94
Retail trade 87 90 90 88 87
Services 87 87 86 87 89
Turning point indicators
France –1,0 –1,0 –0,9 –0,7 –0,6
Industry –0,3 –0,9 0,3 0,3 0,1
Wholesale trade –1,0 - –0,1 - –0,7
Building –0,6 –0,4 –0,1 –0,6 –0,8
Services 0,1 –0,3 0,7 0,8 1,0
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

Graph_climaff – French business climate indicator

  • Sources : Insee, business surveys

Graph_indicret – French climate indicator

Documentation

Methodology (pdf, 125 Ko)