Monthly surveys on retail trade and on the manufacturing, services and construction sectors - published at the start of each month - are based on responses from some 10,000 business leaders. They provide an assessment of economic conditions in the month preceding the publication, together with a GDP growth forecast for the quarter.
Twice a year, the Banque de France publishes its macroeconomic forecasts for the current and two forthcoming years. Each publication consists of a summary followed by an in-depth analysis.
Updated on: 06/16/2017 14:00