Business and consumer surveys
The consumer confidence indicator increases in June - June 2012
28 June 2012
The Consumer confidence indicator has increased since February, opposing the negative movement observed since the end of 2009.
In June, the confidence indicators diminished in all sectors, Manufacturing Industry, Trade, Construction and Public Works and Services, but only tenuously in the first two cases. However, the economic climate indicator, which does not result from the simple aggregation of the sectors’ confidence indicators and includes a different set of variables, maintained the slight upward movement started in March, after registering the minimum of the series.
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