With a regional forest space of 35.9%, it represents 7% of the French timber business. Bourgogne Franche-Comté has 9,681 corporations, of which 38.2% are lively within the development sector and 34.3% in forestry and forestry, which is twice as many as at nationwide stage. Trade weighs 17.3% and commerce 10.2%.
The Banque de France examined the financial well being of this sector, the speed of renewal of which has declined barely, regardless of much less defaults than nationally. First word: the age of the captain raises questions as 16.7% of the three,498 enterprise leaders on this sector are over 60, or 583 of whom 178 are over 70.
From an financial viewpoint, the Banque de France primarily based its research on 698 corporations with a turnover of 750,000 euros and 16,550 workers. Which means business with 285 corporations and 10,332 workers and 62.9% of worth added, development with 214 corporations and three,200 workers and at last commerce with 199 corporations and a couple of,968 workers. Virtually half of the businesses within the business are OPES.
Important delay since 2018
The primary remark made within the research is that the timber sector of the Burgundy Franche-Comté has seen a really vital gross sales slowdown since 2018, whereas the nationwide sector is kind of secure. That is very true in woodworking (- 4.1%), the paper and cardboard business (- 2.8%) and furnishings manufacturing (- 2.7%). A interval during which the workforce was notably “delicate” because it has declined by 3.7% since 2018, aside from the development and industrial sectors the place they had been stabilized. “In reference to the resumption of exercise, the return per worker is 12% beneath the nationwide common within the Bourgogne Franche-Comté,” notes the Banque de France, which estimates the annual financial revenue per worker at € 25,400 work wooden, 21,600 € 1,400 within the cardboard business, € 1,400 in furnishings manufacturing, the place gross margins are most impacted, € 12,400 in development and € 17,900 in retail.
Lack of effort in innovation
Nonetheless, the Banque de France factors to an absence of innovation effort, as “a proportion of gross sales for R&D applications and patents is twice the nationwide common”, opposite to the efforts of ‘Funding. The deterioration in money can also be a difficulty within the business affected by the load of shares. “The working capital requirement has elevated by 30% whereas gross sales have elevated by 5%. “This doesn’t stop corporations from having low general debt and shedding pounds.” “Solely 46 corporations for 9.4% of the workforce on this sector are labeled within the ‘excessive fragility’ zone, estimates the Financial institution of France.