Business Confidence Indicators were released on 29th of March.
In March, the manufacturing confidence indicator inreased five points from February’s figure. Confidence was +3 in March. The long-term average is +1.
The construction confidence indicator scored -16 in March, which is seven points better than the figure in February. The indicator is still clearly below its long-term average which is -7.
The service sector confidence indicator scored -4 points in March, which is three points less than the revised figure in February. Confidence is still well below the long-term average (+12).
Retail trade confidence scored -1 in March, which was also the result in February. The latest standing is the same as the long-term average (-1).