Business Confidence Indicators were released on 30th of January.
In January, the manufacturing confidence indicator rose from the previous month’s level. Confidence was -4 in January. The long-term average is +1.
The construction confidence indicator scored -24 in January, which is nine points less than the revised figure in December. The indicator is below its long-term average which is -6.
The service sector confidence indicator scored +0 points in January, which is four points less than the figure in December. Confidence is below the long-term average (+12).
Retail trade confidence scored -13 in January which is 10 points more than the figure in December. The latest standing is still clearly below the long-term average (-1).