The cash position in industry is considered less easy in the first half of 2011Cash survey in industry - December 2011

In the second half of 2011, according to business leaders, the cash position in the industry is considered less easy than the first half of 2011: the corresponding balance of opinion decreases by fifteen points and passes below its long-term average.

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In the second half of 2011, according to business leaders, the cash position in the industry is considered less easy than the first half of 2011: the corresponding balance of opinion decreases by fifteen points and passes below its long-term average.

In the second half of 2011, operating balance is considered down but remains at its long-term average. the cash is penalized by financial costs. However, the cash is less penalized by the increase of supply costs than in the fisrt half of 2011.

tableau – Opinion about cash position and operating balance

Balance of opinion, s.a, in %
Opinion about cash position and operating balance
Average* JUN10 DEC10 JUN11 DEC11
CURRENT POSITION
Cash –4 0 8 2 –13
Operating balance 8 23 22 30 12
EXPECTED EVOLUTION
Cash 0 –7 1 17 –6
Operating balance 11 –4 20 27 –4
  • * : The average of the balances opinion since June 1990.
  • Source : Cash survey in industry - INSEE

Graphang1 – Cash position in industry

Graphang2 – Operating balance