the French business climate is stable in february 2012Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - February 2012

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate is stable in february 2012. The indicator stays at 91 points after a seven months decrease. It is significantly under its long term average (100). Business climate indicators are also stable in industry, in services and in retail trade but fell by one point in the building sector.

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Paru le : 20/02/2012
Prochaine parution le : 21/12/2017 at 08:45 - December 2017

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate is stable in february 2012. The indicator stays at 91 points after a seven months decrease. It is significantly under its long term average (100). Business climate indicators are also stable in industry, in services and in retail trade but fell by one point in the building sector.

At the same time, the turning point indicator is still to -1 which indicates an unfavourable tendancy relatively to the long term tendancy.

Tab_EN – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
Oct.11 Nov.11 Déc.11 Jan.12 Feb.12
Business climates
France 95 93 92 91 91
Industry 97 96 94 92 92
Wholesale trade - 96 - 94 -
Building 100 99 99 100 99
Retail trade 95 93 93 89 89
Services 94 92 91 91 91
Turning point indicators
France –1,0 –1,0 –1,0 –1,0 –1,0
Industry –0,6 –0,6 –0,5 –0,7 –0,6
Wholesale trade - –0,8 - –0,8 -
Building –0,2 –0,6 –0,7 0,3 –0,6
Services –1,0 –1,0 –0,6 –1,0 –1,0
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

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