the French business climate decreases in july 2012Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - July 2012

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate decreases in july 2012. The indicator looses 2 points and reaches 87 points. It is still under its long term average (100). Business climate indicators decrease by 1 point in industry, by 2 points in the building sector, and by 6 points in retail trade. The business climate indicator in services remains stable, it gains 2 points in two months in wholesale trade.

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Paru le : 24/07/2012
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According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate decreases in july 2012. The indicator looses 2 points and reaches 87 points. It is still under its long term average (100). Business climate indicators decrease by 1 point in industry, by 2 points in the building sector, and by 6 points in retail trade. The business climate indicator in services remains stable, it gains 2 points in two months in wholesale trade.

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

Tab_EN – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
March 12 April 12 May 12 June12 July 12
Business climates
France 95 95 91 89 87
Industry 97 95 93 91 90
Wholesale trade 100 - 93 - 95
Building 100 99 97 97 95
Retail trade 93 97 92 95 89
Services 91 92 89 87 87
Turning point indicators
France –0,6 –0,6 –0,7 –1,0 –1,0
Industry 0,8 0,0 –0,9 –0,9 –0,8
Wholesale trade 0,8 - –0,5 - –0,6
Building –0,3 –0,9 –1,0 –0,9 –1,0
Services –0,9 1,0 1,0 –0,9 –1,0
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

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