In January 2013, the economic climate is mitigated in public worksQuaterly survey of public works - January 2013

According to the contractors interviewed in January 2013, the economic climate is mitigated in public works in the first quarter.

According to the contractors interviewed in January 2013, the economic climate is mitigated in public works in the first quarter.

tableau1 – Public works economic outlook

Balances of opinion, in %, SA
Public works economic outlook
Mean* Apr. 12 July. 12 Oct. 12 Jan. 13
Past activity –6 –27 –22 –6 –1
- of which public-sector project –11 –33 –35 –10 –14
- of which private-sector project –11 –28 –25 –11 –9
Expected activity –15 –4 –6 –28 –17
- of which public-sector project –16 –15 –14 –36 –20
- of which private-sector project –17 –7 –11 –30 –20
Opinion on order books –27 –15 –10 –18 –14
Obstacles to production increase because of workforce shortage (in %) 24 11 6 5 7
Expected workforce –16 –5 –13 –23 –16
  • * Mean since january 1981
  • Sources: FNTP and INSEE

Activity – Activity tendency in public works