In November 2011, the turnover rose in real estate activities and in transportation and storageTurnover in the wholesale trade and business services - November 2011

In November 2011, the turnover increased in real estate activities (+2.4 %), in transportation and storage (+1.3 %) and, to a lesser extent, in the wholesale trade (+0.4 %) and in information and communication (+0.3 %). On the contrary, it declined in business support activities (–0.4 %).

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  1. Revisions

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

In November 2011, the turnover increased in real estate activities (+2.4 %), in transportation and storage (+1.3 %) and, to a lesser extent, in the wholesale trade (+0.4 %) and in information and communication (+0.3 %). On the contrary, it declined in business support activities (–0.4 %).

Quarter on quarter (q-o-q), the turnover rose in business support activities (+0.7 %), in information and communication (+0.7 %), in the wholesale trade (+0.6 %) and in transportation and storage (+0.6 %). Conversely, it fell in real estate activities (–0.8 %).

Year on year (y-o-y), the turnover grew in business support activities (+6.1 %), in the wholesale trade (+5.9 %), in transportation and storage (+3.7 %) and in information and communication (+3.2 %) whereas it slightly decreased in real estate activities (–0.4 %).

Graph1_anglais – Wholesale trade and business service

  • Source : INSEE

Revisions

The SA-WDA evolution in October has been revised by +0.2 point in business support activities. The increase, initially announced at +0.5 %, is corrected at +0.7 %. This correction is due to the coefficients SA-WDA’s updating in the sector of architectural and engineering activities. In the same period, the SA-WDA evolution has been revised by –0.2 point in transportation and storage, by –0.1 point in the wholesale trade and by +0.1 point in real estate activities. In the same period, the turnover’s variation has been confirmed in information and communication.

Tableau 1 – Monthly turnover indices

SA-WDA value, Base year 2005
Monthly turnover indices
Change in %
Classification NAF rev. 2 Weight Nov./ Oct. Oct./ Sept. q-o-q (1) y-o-y (2)
46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 1000 0.4 1.3 0.6 5.9
Wholesale on a fee or contract basis 166 2.0 0.7 1.6 7.0
Wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals 62 0.4 4.9 0.9 14.8
Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco 183 –2.0 4.4 1.2 6.4
Wholesale of household goods 173 0.8 –0.8 0.2 2.3
Wholesale of professional equipment goods 215 0.7 0.2 1.1 4.6
Other specialized wholesale 193 1.0 0.1 –0.9 6.0
H Transportation and storage 1000 1.3 –1.0 0.6 3.7
J Information and communication 1000 0.3 –1.1 0.7 3.2
L Real estate activities 1000 2.4 –1.4 –0.8 –0.4
M+N Business support activities 1000 –0.4 0.7 0.7 6.1
M Professional, scientific and technical activities 626 0.2 1.1 1.2 6.8
N Administrative and support service activities 374 –1.4 0.2 –0.1 4.9
  • (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 different levels of aggregation of the classification NAF rev. 2.
  • Source: INSEE