the French business climate remains depressed in january 2012Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - January 2012

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate is slightly deteriorating in january 2012. The indicator contracted by 1 point in one month, like between november and december. It reaches now 91 and is still significantly under its long term average (100). Business climate indicators gain one point in services and in the building sector but fell by three points in industry, by two points in wholesale trade (in two months) and by four points in retail trade.

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Paru le : 23/01/2012
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

According to the business leaders of the main economic sectors, the French business climate is slightly deteriorating in january 2012. The indicator contracted by 1 point in one month, like between november and december. It reaches now 91 and is still significantly under its long term average (100). Business climate indicators gain one point in services and in the building sector but fell by three points in industry, by two points in wholesale trade (in two months) and by four points in retail trade.

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
Sept.11 Oct.11 Nov.11 Déc.11 Jan.11
Business climates
France 96 95 93 92 91
Industry 99 97 96 94 91
Wholesale trade 99 - 96 - 94
Building 101 100 99 99 100
Retail trade 93 95 93 93 89
Services 95 94 92 91 92
Turning point indicators
France –1,0 –1,0 –1,0 –1,0 –1,0
Industry –1,0 –0,6 –0,6 –0,5 –0,8
Wholesale trade –1,0 - –0,8 - –0,8
Building 0,3 –0,1 –0,4 –0,5 0,1
Services –1,0 –1,0 –1,0 –0,6 –1,0
  • Source(s) : INSEE, Business tendency surveys

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