Industrial Survey

The Industrial Survey is a monthly business opinion survey designed to capture trends in industrial activity and expectations of entrepreneurs. Carried out since 1998 and currently conducted in partnership with 25 Federations of Industry, the Industrial Survey generates results by company size, geographic regions and activity sectors of Manufacturing and Mining and quarrying industries.


Demand conditions in the economy improve

Industrial activity continues on its gradual upward trend. The main sign of this improvement comes from the decline in the percentage of entrepreneurs indicating lack of demand as the number one problem faced by companies and from a slight indication of improvement in their financial conditions. Due to seasonal factors, industrial production declined and capacity utilization remained stable in September as compared to August.


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