In January 2012, the turnover increased in business support activities and in information and communicationTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - January 2012

In January 2012, the turnover rose business support activities (+1.1 %) and in information and communication (+1.0 %). It slightly increased in the wholesale trade (+0.2 %). On the contrary, it fall in real estate activities (–2.3 %) and in transportation and storage (–0.7 %).

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  1. Revisions

Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.

In January 2012, the turnover rose business support activities (+1.1 %) and in information and communication (+1.0 %). It slightly increased in the wholesale trade (+0.2 %). On the contrary, it fall in real estate activities (–2.3 %) and in transportation and storage (–0.7 %).

Quarter on quarter (q-o-q), the turnover expanded in real estate activities (+2.0 %), in transportation and storage (+1.8 %), in business support activities (+0.3 %), in the wholesale trade (+0.2 %) and in information and communication (+0.2 %).

Year on year (y-o-y), the turnover rose in business support activities (+5.5 %), in the wholesale trade (+4.0 %), in transportation and storage (+4.0 %), in information and communication (+2.7 %) and, to a lesser extent, in real estate activities (+1.1 %).

Graph1_anglais – Wholesale trade and business service

  • Source : INSEE

Revisions

The annually update of all the SA-WDA involves higher revisions than usual. The SA-WDA evolution in December has been revised by +1.1 point in transportation and storage. The variation, initially announced at +0.5 %, has been corrected at +1.6 %. In the same period, the SA-WDA evolution has been revised by +0.3 point in business support activities, by +0.1 point in the wholesale trade and by +0.1 point in real estate activities. The turnover’s variation has been confirmed in information and communication.

Tab1_anglais – Monthly turnover indices

SA-WDA value, Base year 2005
Monthly turnover indices
Change in %
Classification NAF rev. 2 Weight Jan. /Dec. Dec./ Nov. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 0.2 –1.0 0.2 4.0
Wholesale on a fee or contract basis 166 –2.8 0.3 1.7 6.8
Wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals 62 0.9 –4.0 –0.6 7.2
Wholesale of food. beverages and tobacco 183 1.3 –1.8 –1.2 3.3
Wholesale of household goods 173 –0.3 –0.3 0.1 2.7
Wholesale of professional equipment goods 215 1.6 –0.1 1.5 3.4
Other specialised wholesale 193 0.5 –1.7 –0.5 2.8
H Transportation and storage 1000 –0.7 1.6 1.8 4.0
J Information and communication 1000 1.0 0.5 0.2 2.7
L Real estate activities 1000 –2.3 2.0 2.0 1.1
M+N Business support activities 1000 1.1 0.3 0.3 5.5
M Professional. scientific and technical activities 626 0.4 0.0 0.9 6.3
N Administrative and support service activities 374 2.4 1.0 –0.9 4.0
  • (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