Business and consumer surveys
The economic climate and the consumer confidence indicators increase in March
- March 2012
29 March 2012
The economic climate indicator slightly increased in March, although remaining close to the minimum of the series observed in the previous month, suspending the strong downward path started in October 2010. In the reference month, the confidence indicators recovered in Manufacturing Industry and in Trade, while diminished in Construction and Public Works and in Services.
The Consumer confidence indicator increased in the last two months, opposing the negative movement observed since the end of 2009.