The French business climate remains unfavorable in february 2013Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - February 2013

Calculated from the answers of business leaders of the main sectors of activity, the French business climate remained stable in february and stood at 87 points, still below its long term average (100). The business climate sectoral indicators remained at low levels in february. In manufacturing industry, the business climate rose by three points, whereas it dropped by four points in the services sector and remained almost stable in other sectors.

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No 39
Paru le : 20/02/2013
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

The business climate remains deteriorated…

Calculated from the answers of business leaders of the main sectors of activity, the French business climate remained stable in february and stood at 87 points, still below its long term average (100). The business climate sectoral indicators remained at low levels in february. In manufacturing industry, the business climate rose by three points, whereas it dropped by four points in the services sector and remained almost stable in other sectors.

… with an unfavourable dynamic

The french turning point indicator improved slightly but is still in an unfavourable area.

Tableau – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
Oct. 12 Nov. 12 Dec. 12 Jan. 13 Feb. 13
Business climates
France 85 86 87 87 87
Industry 85 88 89 87 90
Wholesale trade - 90 - 89 -
Building 94 95 95 94 93
Retail trade 90 90 88 87 88
Services 87 86 87 90 86
Turning point indicators
France –1,0 –0,9 –0,7 –0,6 –0,5
Industry –0,9 0,3 0,3 0,1 0,2
Wholesale trade - –0,1 - –0,7 -
Building –0,4 –0,1 –0,6 –0,5 –0,6
Services –0,4 0,7 0,8 1,0 1,0
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

Graph_climaff – French business climate indicator

  • Sources : Insee, business surveys

Graph_indicret – French climate indicator

Documentation

Methodology (pdf, 125 Ko)