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).