At end of June 2017, the aggregated number of corporate bankruptcies over the last 12 months decreased by 8.8 %
- At end of June, the aggregated number of corporate bankruptcies over the last 12 months amounted to 55, 717, down 8.8 % compared to June 2016 (see tables A and B and charts 1 and 2).
- According to provisional data, the aggregated number of corporate bankruptcies decreases by 7.7% at end-July 2017 (see tables A and B and charts 1 and 2).
- Two sectors, construction and real estate activities, recorded the strongest decrease in bankruptcies over the past 12 months (-15.9 % and -11.3 %, respectively). The aggregated number of bankruptcies also decreased in other sectors, particularly in wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (-8.5 %) and accommodation and food service activities (-9.2 %).
- However, over the past 12 months corporate bankruptcies increased in agriculture, forestry and fishing (+10.4 %) and to a lesser extent in transport and storage (+1.6 %).
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Business failures - France
Published on Friday, September 8, 2017