Finnish Business Confidence is decreasing slightly


Finnish manufacturing confidence stayed almost at the same level as in March. Confidence is currently two points below the long-term average. The long-term average is +1. The confidence indicator scored -1 point in April which is two points lower than the figure recorded in March.

Construction sector confidence decreased a bit from the previous month. The indicator declined three points to +4 points (fi gure +7 in March). The long-term average for the indicator is -6 points.

Service sector confidence indicator increased slightly to +13 in April which is two points higher than in March. The indicator stands currently a bit below its long-term average (+14).

Retail trade confidence improved a bit in April. The indicator increased to +4 from +2 revised in March. The indicator is above its long-term average (-1).