The expectations of business leaders in the non-financial market services sector, for the 3rd quarter of 2021, reveal an increase in overall activity, according to 38% of them, and stability according to 47%, indicates the High Commission to Plan (HCP).
These expectations are due, on the one hand, to the expected improvement in the “Air transport” and “Land transport and transport by pipeline” branches and, on the other hand, to the expected drop in the “Activities” branches. rental and leasing “, specifies the HCP in its recent note on the results of the business tendency surveys, for the 3rd quarter of 2021, carried out among companies operating in the non-financial market services and wholesale trade sectors.
Likewise, 57% of business leaders anticipate a stable demand and 70% a stagnation in the number of employees.
In the 2nd quarter of 2021, the activity of non-financial market services would have seen a decrease according to 51% of the bosses and an increase according to 25%.
This development would have been the result, on the one hand, of the drop in activity recorded at the level of the “Telecommunications” and “Accommodation and catering” branches and, on the other hand, of the increase in activity recorded. at the level of the branches of “Air transport” and “Land transport and transport via pipelines”.
The sector’s service capacity utilization rate (TUC) is believed to have stood at 72%, the note said, adding that the sector’s order books are deemed to be below normal by 32% of heads of operations. ‘companies.
Employment would have experienced a decline according to 25% of business leaders.