Business outlook robust in November


Finnish manufacturing confidence was strong in November. The indicator reached +14 points (+12 in October). Confidence is currently stronger than its long-term average (+1).

The construction sector confidence indicator rose slightly in November. It reached +10 points which is two points stronger than in October. The indicator stands currently above its long-term average (-7).

Service sector confidence indicator stood at +24 points in November which is one point lower than its previous figure. Confidence is still close to alltime high and well above its long-term average (+13).

The retail trade confidence indicator turned sharply up after a decline one month earlier. It scored +20 points in November (revised figure+9 in October). Confidence is well above its long-term average (-2).