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 Confidence indicator (Balance of extreme answers) for Manufacturing industry
Characteristic Description
Name Confidence indicator (Balance) for manufacturing industry; Monthly
Regularity Monthly
Source Statistics Portugal, Short-term statistics on business - industry survey
First available period January 1987
Last available period July 2022
Dimensions
  • Data reference period (Month)
  • Geographic localization
Concepts
  • ENTERPRISE:  Legal entity (natural or legal person) that is an organisational unit producing goods or services, which benefits from a certain degree of autonomy in decision-making, especially for the allocation of its current resources. An enterprise carries out one or more activities at one or more locations.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Formule Manufacturing Industry Confidence Indicator is calculated according to the methodology of the EC - DG ECFIN, and corresponds to the arithmetic mean of the balances of the following questions:
- Do you consider your current overall order books to be...? 1. + more than sufficient (above normal); 2. = sufficient (normal for the season); 3. - not sufficient (below normal).
- [Inverted Sign] Do you consider your current stock of finished products to be...? 1. + too large (above normal); 2. = adequate (normal for the season); 3. - too small (below normal).
- How do you expect your production to develop over the next 3 months? It will... 1. + increase; 2. = remain unchanged; 3. - decrease.
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Observations AV ¿ Actual value (Gross value)
Last update date 30/07/2022


information presented in 9/8/2022