In August 2011, the turnover rose in business support activities and in the wholesale tradeTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - August 2011

In August 2011, the turnover grew in business support activities (+3.0 %) and in the wholesale trade (+1.4 %). It also rose in transportation and storage (+0.9 %) and in information and communication (+0.6 %). Conversely, it fall in real estate activities (–0.5 %).

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  1. Revisions

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

In August 2011, the turnover grew in business support activities (+3.0 %) and in the wholesale trade (+1.4 %). It also rose in transportation and storage (+0.9 %) and in information and communication (+0.6 %). Conversely, it fall in real estate activities (–0.5 %).

Quarter on quarter (q-o-q), the turnover rose in business support activities (+1.6 %), in the wholesale trade (+0.9 %) and in information and communication (+0.7 %). It was broadly stable in transportation and storage (+0.2 %) and in real estate activities (+0.1 %).

Year on year (y-o-y), the turnover picked up by 8.7 % in the wholesale trade. It also grew in business support activities (+5.7 %), in transportation and storage (+2.4 %), in real estate activities (+2.0 %) and in information and communication (+1.3 %).

Graph1_anglais – Wholesale trade and business service

  • Source : INSEE

Revisions

The SA-WDA evolution in July has been revised by +0.5 point in information and communication. The increase, initially announced at –0.7 %, is corrected at –0.2 %, in particular due to the new calculation of SA-WDA coefficients in the telecommunications. In the same period, the SA-WDA evolution has been revised by +0.2 point in business support activities, by +0.2 point in transportation and storage, by +0.1 in the wholesale trade and by +0.1 point in real estate activities.

Tableau 1 – Monthly turnover indices

SA-WDA value, Base year 2005
Monthly turnover indices
Change in %
Classification NAF rev. 2 Weight Aug./ July July/ June q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 1.4 0.4 0.9 8.7
Wholesale on a fee or contract basis 166 1.7 0.6 2.5 8.0
Wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals 62 –0.9 1.7 2.2 24.5
Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco 183 2.2 –0.3 1.2 7.6
Wholesale of household goods 173 1.8 –0.6 1.3 4.2
Wholesale of professional equipment goods 215 1.6 0.4 –0.6 6.6
Other specialised wholesale 193 0.7 1.8 –0.3 11.2
H Transportation and storage 1000 0.9 –0.4 0.2 2.4
J Information and communication 1000 0.6 –0.2 0.7 1.3
L Real estate activities 1000 –0.5 –1.8 0.1 2.0
M+N Business support activities 1000 3.0 –1.0 1.6 5.7
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 626 2.7 –2.6 1.5 5.4
N Administrative and support service activities 374 3.4 1.8 1.9 6.4
  • (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