In October 2015, the French business climate rises above its average for the first time since August 2011Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - October 2015

In October 2015, the business climate indicator has increased and has hit its highest level since August 2011.

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Paru le : 22/10/2015
Prochaine parution le : 23/11/2017 at 08:45 - November 2017

The business climate is improving

In October 2015, the business climate indicator has increased and has hit its highest level since August 2011.

The composite indicator, compiled from the answers of business managers in the main sectors, has risen to 101, one point above its long-term average (100). The business climate indicator has gone up by three points in services and one point in retail trade. It has lost one point in manufacturing and in building construction.

The turning point indicator remains in the favorable area

The global turning point indicator remains in the area indicating a favorable short-term economic outlook.

Graph_climaff – French business climate composite indicator

Graph_indicret – Turning point indicator

Tableau – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
June 15 July 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15
Composite indicators
France 98 99 100 100 101
Manufacturing 101 103 103 104 103
Wholesale trade - 103 - 99 -
Building construction 91 90 91 91 90
Retail trade 106 105 107 109 110
Services 95 97 99 97 100
Turning point indicators
France 0,3 0,6 0,5 0,4 0,3
Manufacturing 0,2 0,4 0,6 0,7 0,0
Wholesale trade - 1,0 - 0,1 -
Building construction 0,8 0,5 0,6 0,5 –0,3
Services 0,4 0,8 1,0 0,5 1,0
  • Source: INSEE, Business tendency surveys

Documentation

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