Business and consumer surveys
Business and Consumer Surveys
- June 2006
04 July 2006
In June the Business Climate Indicator improved significantly, departing from the level where it had stood during the previous eight months.
The confidence levels in manufacturing industryrecovered, contrary to developments in the three previous months. In services, the confidence indicator eased sharply, thus reversing developments in March and April. Trade improved, as did wholesale trade and retail trade. In construction and public works, the confidence indicator deteriorated, attaining the lowest level since January 2004.
The Consumer Confidence Indicator dropped, reversing the upward trend started in February.