The cash position in industry is considered deteriored in the first half of 2012Cash survey in industry - June 2012

In the first half of 2012, according to business leaders, the cash position in the industry is considered less easy than the second half of 2010: the corresponding balance of opinion decreases by twelve points but is widely below its long-term average.

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Paru le : 03/07/2012

In the first half of 2012, according to business leaders, the cash position in the industry is considered less easy than the second half of 2010: the corresponding balance of opinion decreases by twelve points but is widely below its long-term average.

In the first half of 2011, operating balance decreases and is considered low. The opinion of business leaders on the sale volume decreases at a low level. Financial costs are also unfavourable to the treasury. However, the cash was less penalized by the increase in prices of supply. Sale prices are considered favorable to the treasory.

tableau – Opinion about cash position and operating balance

Balance of opinion, s.a, in %
Opinion about cash position and operating balance
Average* DEC10 JUN11 DEC11 JUN12
CURRENT POSITION
Cash –4 8 2 –13 –24
Operating balance 8 22 30 13 1
EXPECTED EVOLUTION
Cash 0 1 17 –7 –3
Operating balance 11 20 27 –3 7
  • * : The average of the balances opinion since June 1990.
  • Source : Cash survey in industry - INSEE

Graphang1 – Cash position in industry

Graphang2 – Operating balance