The economic climate is unfavorable again in public works in the second quarter 2012Quaterly survey of public works - July 2012

According to the contractors interviewed in July 2012, the economic climate is unfavorable again in public works in the second quarter 2012.

Warning : seasonal coefficients were updated for this survey.

According to the contractors interviewed in July 2012, the economic climate is unfavorable again in public works in the second quarter 2012.

tableau1 – Public works economic outlook

Balances of opinion, in %, SA
Public works economic outlook
Mean* Oct. 11 Jan. 12 Apr. 12 July. 12
Past activity –6 13 16 –27 –22
- of which public-sector project –11 –1 3 –33 –35
- of which private-sector project –11 3 4 –28 –25
Expected activity –15 –6 –15 –4 –6
- of which public-sector project –16 –13 –21 –15 –14
- of which private-sector project –17 –12 –18 –7 –11
Opinion on order books –28 –15 –12 –15 –10
Obstacles to production increase because of workforce shortage (in %) 24 12 9 11 6
Expected workforce –16 –6 –7 –5 –13
  • * Mean since january 1981
  • Sources: FNTP and INSEE

Activity – Activity tendency in public works