In July 2012, the turnover rose in transportation and storage, in business support activities and in the wholesale tradeTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - July 2012

In July 2012, the turnover grew compared to June in transportation and storage (+1.2 %), in business support activities (+0.9 %) and in the wholesale trade (+0.5 %). On the contrary, it fell in information and communication (–1.2 %). It was broadly stable in real estate activities (–0.1 %).

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  1. Revisions

Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.

In July 2012, the turnover grew compared to June in transportation and storage (+1.2 %), in business support activities (+0.9 %) and in the wholesale trade (+0.5 %). On the contrary, it fell in information and communication (–1.2 %). It was broadly stable in real estate activities (–0.1 %).

Quarter on quarter (q-o-q), the turnover increased : +1.9 % in the wholesale trade, +1.5 % in business support activities, +1.3 % in transportation and storage, +1.2 % in information and communication and +0.4 % in real estate activities.

Year on year (y-o-y), the turnover expanded : +3.4 % in information and communication, +3.1 % in the wholesale trade, +3.1 % in business support activities, +1.8 % in transportation and storage and +1.1 % in real estate activities.

Graph1_anglais – Wholesale trade and business service

  • Source : INSEE

Revisions

The SA-WDA evolution in June has been revised by +0.3 point in information and communication. The variation, initially announced at –0.9 %, has been corrected at –0.6 % due to the raw data’s revision in the sector of computer programming, consultancy and related activities. In the same period, the SA-WDA evolution has been revised by –0.2 point in business support activities and in real estate activities, and by +0.1 point in the wholesale trade and in transportation and storage.

Tab1_anglais – Monthly turnover indices

SA-WDA value, Base year 2005
Monthly turnover indices
Change in %
Classification NAF rev. 2 Weight July/ June June/ May q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 0.5 –0.4 1.9 3.1
Wholesale on a fee or contract basis 166 1.0 –2.2 2.9 7.3
Wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals 62 3.9 –5.9 3.5 0.0
Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco 183 –0.1 –0.9 1.1 3.3
Wholesale of household goods 173 –0.4 1.2 0.6 0.7
Wholesale of professional equipment goods 215 –1.8 3.3 2.2 4.5
Other specialised wholesale 193 2.1 –0.7 1.8 1.2
H Transportation and storage 1000 1.2 –0.8 1.3 1.8
J Information and communication 1000 –1.2 –0.6 1.2 3.4
L Real estate activities 1000 –0.1 0.1 0.4 1.1
M+N Business support activities 1000 0.9 –0.7 1.5 3.1
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 626 0.2 –0.5 1.7 3.9
N Administrative and support service activities 374 1.8 –1.0 1.1 1.8
  • (1) Quarter-on-quarter: last three months / three previous months.
  • (2) Year-on-year: last three months / three same months of the previous year.
  • The codes correspond to differents levels of aggregation of the classification NAF rev. 2.
  • Source: INSEE