In July 2011, the turnover declined in business support activities and rose in the wholesale tradeTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - July 2011

In July 2011, the turnover decreased in real estate activities (–1.9 %) and in business support activities (–1.2 %). It also declined in information and communication (–0.7 %) and in transportation and storage (–0.6 %). Conversely, it slightly increased in the wholesale trade (+0.3 %).

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  1. Revisions

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

In July 2011, the turnover decreased in real estate activities (–1.9 %) and in business support activities (–1.2 %). It also declined in information and communication (–0.7 %) and in transportation and storage (–0.6 %). Conversely, it slightly increased in the wholesale trade (+0.3 %).

Quarter on quarter (q-o-q), the turnover rose : by 2.1 % in business support activities, by 1.7 % in transportation and storage, by 0.6 % in information and communication, by 0.5 % in real estate activities and by 0.5 % in the wholesale trade.

Year on year (y-o-y), the turnover picked up by 8.4 % in the wholesale trade. It also grew in business support activities (+6.5 %), in transportation and storage (+4.4 %) and, to a lesser extent, in real estate activities (+2.6 %) and in information and communication (+1.6 %).

Graph1_anglais – Wholesale trade and business service

  • Source : INSEE

Revisions

The SA-WDA evolution in June has been revised by +0.7 point in real estate activities. The increase, initially announced at +0.5 %, is corrected at +1.2 %. In the same period, the SA-WDA evolution has been revised by +0.3 point in business support activities, by +0.1 point in transportation and storage and in the wholesale trade, and by –0.1 point in the wholesale trade.

Tableau 1 – 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 0.3 –0.2 0.5 8.4
Wholesale on a fee or contract basis 166 0.7 1.1 1.8 7.4
Wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals 62 2.1 0.5 2.6 26.4
Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco 183 –0.8 0.9 0.2 6.3
Wholesale of household goods 173 –0.6 0.6 1.3 3.3
Wholesale of professional equipment goods 215 0.5 –1.5 –0.2 7.1
Other specialised wholesale 193 1.4 –2.0 –1.3 10.9
H Transportation and storage 1000 –0.6 –1.8 1.7 4.4
J Information and communication 1000 –0.7 –0.2 0.6 1.6
L Real estate activities 1000 –1.9 1.2 0.5 2.6
M+N Business support activities 1000 –1.2 –1.3 2.1 6.5
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 626 –2.3 0.0 1.8 6.5
N Administrative and support service activities 374 0.6 –3.5 2.6 6.6
  • (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