Confidence in Finnish Industries Decreases


EK published Business Confidence Indicators on 27th of September.

In September, the manufacturing confidence indicator stayed at the same level as in August’s revised figure. Confidence was -20 in September. The long-term average is +1.

The construction confidence indicator scored -15 in September, which is the same figure as in August. The indicator is clearly below its long-term average which is -6.

The service sector confidence indicator scored -11 points in September, which is one point less than the revised figure in August. Confidence is far away from the long-term average (+12).

Retail trade confidence lost seven points in September from August. The latest standing is -5, which is now slightly below the long-term average (-1).