Business Confidence Indicators were released on 27th of January.
In January, the manufacturing confidence indicator gained one point from December’s figure. Confidence was +19 in January. The long-term average is +1.
The construction confidence indicator scored +9 in January, which is five points less than the figure in December. The indicator is above its long-term average which is -6.
The service sector confidence indicator scored +15 points in January, which is five points less than the revised figure in December. Confidence is above the long-term average (+12).
Retail trade confidence scored +8 in January, which is the same as the revised figure in December. The latest standing is still above
the long-term average (-1).