The French business climate remains deteriorated in september 2012Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - September 2012

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate loses 1 point in september 2012. The indicator reaches 86 points and is still under its long term average (100). Business climate indicator in services increases by 3 point whereas the indicator in manufacturing industry remains stable. The indicators lose 1 point in the building sector, 6 points in retail trade and 4 points in two months in wholesale trade.

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Paru le : 25/09/2012
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According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate loses 1 point in september 2012. The indicator reaches 86 points and is still under its long term average (100). Business climate indicator in services increases by 3 point whereas the indicator in manufacturing industry remains stable. The indicators lose 1 point in the building sector, 6 points in retail trade and 4 points in two months in wholesale trade.

At the same time, the turning point indicator still indicates an unfavourable business climate.

Tab_EN – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
May 12 June 12 July 12 Aug. 12 Sept. 12
Business climates
France 91 90 87 87 86
Industry 93 91 89 90 90
Wholesale trade 93 - 95 - 91
Building 97 97 95 95 94
Retail trade 92 95 89 92 86
Services 90 88 87 84 87
Turning point indicators
France –0,7 –1,0 –1,0 –1,0 –1,0
Industry –0,7 –0,9 –0,9 –0,6 –0,4
Wholesale trade –0,5 - –0,8 - –1,0
Building –1,0 –0,7 –0,9 –0,6 –0,4
Services 0,6 –1,0 –1,0 –1,0 0,0
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

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