The expectations of business leaders in the non-financial market services sector, for the 4th quarter of 2021, reveal an increase in overall activity, according to 34% of them and stability according to 42%, indicates the High Commission to Plan (HCP).
These expectations are due, on the one hand, to the improvement planned in the branches of “Land transport and transport by pipelines” and of “Storage and auxiliary transport services” and, on the other hand, to the expected decrease. in the activities of “Accommodation”, “Air transport” and “Activities of travel agencies, tour operators, reservation services and related activities”, explains the HCP in a recent note on the results of its quarterly economic surveys in wholesale trade and non-financial market services.
In addition, 52% of business leaders anticipate a stable demand and 78% a stagnation of the workforce during the same period, said the same source.
In addition, the note shows that in the third quarter of 2021 (Q3-2021), the activity of non-financial market services would have increased according to 57% of the bosses and a decrease according to 22%.
This development would have been the result, on the one hand, of the increase in the activities of “Air transport”, of “Telecommunications” and of “Land transport and transport by pipelines” and, on the other hand, of the decrease in activity. registered at the branches of “Water transport” and “Warehousing and auxiliary transport services”.
In Q3-2021, the sector’s service capacity utilization rate (TUC) would have stood at 77%.
The sector’s order books are judged to be normal by 56% of bosses and lower than normal according to 40%. According to 67% of business leaders, employment has experienced stability.