In November 2009, the economic situation comes back to its normal level in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehiclesMonthly survey of retailing - November 2009
According to the business leaders questioned in November, the economic situation comes back to its normal level in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles: the synthetic indicator rises again and goes over its long-term average.
Recent sales have progressed but the corresponding balance remains clearly under its average. Nevertheless, the balances of opinion of expected sales and ordering intentions are near their long-term average. General business outlook goes on improving, indicating that retailers’opinion is clearly more optimistic about the economic situation in the trade sector.
tableau Tableau 1 – Global data
|Mean (1)||Aug. 09||Sept. 09||Oct. 09||Nov. 09|
|General business outlook||-29||-40||-31||-27||-18|
|Workforce size: recent trend||2||-19||-19||-14||-11|
|Workforce size: future trend||-2||-17||-15||-15||-7|
- (1) Mean since 1991 (2004 for recent and expected sales and ordering intentions).
- Source: monthly survey in the retail trade and in the trade and repair of motor vehicles - INSEE
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