Business Confidence Still Rather Weak
Finnish manufacturing confidence indicator scored -11 points in December (-10 in November). Confidence is well below its long-term average (+1).
Finnish construction confidence weakened a few points in December but the indicator is slightly better than average. It fell to -2 points (+2 points in November) while its long-term average is -8.
Improving trend in Finnish service sector confidence halted in December when the confidence indicator stood at +9 points (+10 in November). Confidence is slightly below its long-term average (+13).
Confidence in retail trade was weak in December. The confidence indicator figure was -15 (-14 in November) while its long-term average is -2.
- Confidence Indicators, December 2015 (pdf)
- The data (excel)