Finnish Business Confidence quite stable


Finnish manufacturing confidence stayed almost at the same level as in February. Confidence is currently quite the same as the long-term average. The confidence indicator scored +1 point in March which is three points higher than the revised figure recorded in February.

Construction sector confidence stayed at the same level as the previous month. The indicator declined one point to +7 points (revised figure +8 in February). The long-term average for the indicator is -6 points.

Service sector confidence indicator decreased to +11 points in March which is seven points lower than in February. The indicator stands currently below its long-term average (+14).

Retail trade confidence weakened slightly in March. The indicator decreased to +1 from +5 in February. Nevertheless, the indicator is still above its long-term average (-1).