Business and consumer surveys
Business confidence deteriorates in all sectors excluding construction; Consumer Confidence Indicator maintains negative trend
- December 2004
06 January 2005
In December the Business Climate Indicator maintained the downward trend observed since August 2004.
In sectoral terms, the confidence levels deteriorated in manufacturing, trade and services, but recovered slightly in construction.
In December developments in the Consumer Confidence Indicator were negative for the fifth consecutive month.