The French business climate is stable in September 2015Business climate indicator and turning point indicator - September 2015

In September 2015, the business climate indicator is stable.

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Paru le : 24/09/2015
Prochaine parution le : 26/09/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

The business climate stays at its average level

In September 2015, the business climate indicator is stable.

The composite indicator, compiled from the answers of business managers in the main sectors, stays at its long-term average (100). The business climate indicator has risen by two points in retail trade and by one point in manufacturing. It has lost one point in building construction, two points in services and four points in wholesale trade.

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

  • When close to +1 (resp. -1) , the business climate is favorable (unfavorable)

Tableau – Business climate and turning point indicators

Business climate and turning point indicators
May 15 June 15 July 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15
Composite indicators
France 98 98 99 100 100
Manufacturing 103 100 102 103 104
Wholesale trade 102 - 103 - 99
Building construction 90 91 90 91 90
Retail trade 105 106 105 107 109
Services 95 95 97 99 97
Turning point indicators
France 0,3 0,2 0,8 0,6 0,6
Manufacturing 0,4 0,3 0,6 0,7 0,8
Wholesale trade 0,9 - 1,0 - 0,1
Building construction 0,1 0,8 0,5 0,6 0,5
Services 0,6 0,4 0,8 1,0 0,5
  • Source: INSEE, Business tendency surveys

Documentation

Methodology (pdf, 125 Ko)