Business Confidence Indicators were released on 25th of February.
In February, the manufacturing confidence indicator decreased three points from January’s figure. Confidence was -3 in February. The long-term average is +1.
The construction confidence indicator scored -23 in February,which is four points worse than the figure in January. The indicator is still clearly below its long-term average which is -7.
The service sector confidence indicator scored -4 points in February, which is the same score than the revised figure in January. Confidence is still well below the long-term average (+12).
Retail trade confidence lost two points in February from January’s revised figure. The latest standing is -1, which is now the same as the long-term average (-1).