Finnish manufacturing conﬁdence reached its long-term average in December. The conﬁdence indicator scored +1 (-4 in November). Production is expected to increase somewhat during the next few months.
Conﬁdence in the Finnish construction sector turned up in December. The latest conﬁ dence indicator ﬁ gure is 0 (-7 in November). Conﬁ dence is currently more robust than its long-term average (-8).
The conﬁdence indicator in services improved to +16 points in December (+12 in November). The indicator is slightly above its long-term average (+13).
The retail trade conﬁdence indicator is at a low level despite a small upswing in December. The latest ﬁgure is -5 points (revised balance -9 in November). The long-term average is -2.