the French business climate is deteriorating in may 2012Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - May 2012

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate is deteriorating in may 2012. The indicator decreases by 4 points and reaches 92 points. It is still under its long term average (100). Business climate indicators decrease in all sectors : -1 point in the building sector, -2 points in industry and services, -7 points in retail trade and -7 points in two months in wholesale trade.

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Paru le : 24/05/2012
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According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate is deteriorating in may 2012. The indicator decreases by 4 points and reaches 92 points. It is still under its long term average (100). Business climate indicators decrease in all sectors : -1 point in the building sector, -2 points in industry and services, -7 points in retail trade and -7 points in two months in wholesale trade.

At the same time, the turning point indicator still indicates a favourable business climate.

Tab_EN – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
Jan.12 Feb.12 Mar.12 Apr.12 May 12
Business climates
France 91 91 96 96 92
Industry 92 93 98 95 93
Wholesale trade 94 - 101 - 94
Building 100 99 100 99 98
Retail trade 89 90 94 99 92
Services 91 91 93 93 91
Turning point indicators
France –1,0 –0,8 0,2 0,9 0,7
Industry –0,8 –0,6 0,7 0,1 –0,9
Wholesale trade –0,9 - 0,8 - –0,4
Building 0,3 –0,6 –0,4 –0,9 –0,9
Services –1,0 –1,0 –0,5 1,0 1,0
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

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