According to the contractors interviewed in July 2010, the economic climate remains wavering in the building industry. The synthetic indicator of business climate remains practically stable to 95 while the turning-point indicator points out incertain climate.
Business climate synthetic indicator
Lecture : close to 1 (respectively -1), it indicates a favorable climate (respectively unfavorable).
Productive capacity utilisation rate
Activity tendency in the building industry
Workforce size tendency in the building industry
|Balances of opinion, in %, SA|
|* Mean since September 1993.|
|** This figure refers to all companies that responded to the survey.|
|Mean*||Jun. 10||Jul. 10||Sep. 10||Oct. 10|
|Gen. business outlook||–15||–24||–11|
|Opinion on order books||–16||–53||–48||–51||–44|
|Order books (in month)||5,4||6,3||6,3||6,4||6,4|
|Productive capacity utilisation rate||89,4||86||86,4||85,3||85,4|
|Obstacles to production increase (in %)||32||17||17||15||16|
|- Because of workforce shortage(in %) **||16,8||4,3||5,2||4,3||5|
|Hiring problems (in %)||62||54||55|
n° 257 - October 21, 2010
Monthly survey of building - October 2010
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