the French business climate is stagnating in april 2012Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - April 2012

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate is stagnating in april 2012. The indicator decreases by 1 point and reaches 95 points. It is still under its long term average (100). Business climate indicators decrease in industry (-3 points) and the building sector (-1 point). The services business climate indicator remains unchanged, whereas the retail trade indicator improves (+4 points).

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Paru le : 23/04/2012
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate is stagnating in april 2012. The indicator decreases by 1 point and reaches 95 points. It is still under its long term average (100). Business climate indicators decrease in industry (-3 points) and the building sector (-1 point). The services business climate indicator remains unchanged, whereas the retail trade indicator improves (+4 points).

At the same time, the turning point indicator improves and indicates a mid-point business climate.

Tab_EN – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
Déc.11 Jan.12 Feb.12 Mar.12 Apr.12
Business climates
France 92 91 91 96 95
Industry 94 92 93 98 95
Wholesale trade - 94 - 100 -
Building 99 100 99 99 98
Retail trade 93 89 90 94 98
Services 91 91 91 93 93
Turning point indicators
France –1,0 –1,0 –0,9 –0,5 0,4
Industry –0,5 –0,7 –0,6 0,7 –0,1
Wholesale trade - –0,9 - 0,8 -
Building –0,7 0,3 –0,7 –0,7 –0,7
Services –0,6 –1,0 –1,0 –0,6 1,0
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

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