Macedonia Business Confidence  2001-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Manufacturing confidence in Macedonia rose to 25.9 in September of 2017 from 25.8 in August. It is the highest level of business confidence since January, due to improvements in the current level of production (8.1 from 7.9); production assurance with domestic orders (18.0 from 16.6) as well production assurance with foreign orders (22.4 from 21.0). Also, the level of stocks decreased (-0.3 from 0.3) and expectations for employment grew (18.1 from 17.7). Meanwhile, prospects for production in the next three months fell slightly (34.8 from 34.9). Business Confidence in Macedonia averaged 4.72 from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 27.11 in August of 2011 and a record low of -35.80 in August of 2001.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-15 11:00 AM Business Confidence 25.3 24.8 24.5
2017-09-15 10:15 AM Business Confidence 25.8 25.3 24.9
2017-10-16 10:00 AM Business Confidence 25.9 25.8 25.4
2017-11-15 11:50 AM Business Confidence 25.9 25.70
2017-12-14 12:00 PM Business Confidence 25.74


Macedonia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Industrial Production -5.30 -2.20 24.50 -14.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -2.60 2.40 38.50 -23.70 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 51319.90 44099.00 51319.90 7337.00 MKD Million [+]
Corruption Index 37.00 42.00 45.00 23.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 90.00 66.00 106.00 62.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.23 4.28 4.28 3.73 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 68.00 60.00 94.00 60.00 [+]
Business Confidence 25.90 25.80 27.11 -35.80 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 10.00 16.00 69.00 10.00 [+]
Steel Production 25.00 0.00 38.00 0.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]


Macedonia Business Confidence

In Macedonia, the Business Tendency Survey in Manufacturing industry is a qualitative survey that uses opinion-testing techniques and collects a sample of 250 business entities classified in the division No 15 to 36 of the National Classification of Activities (NACE). It collects qualitative (good, satisfactory, bad, up, unchanged, down etc.), not quantitative (numerical) data from business managers on their assessment of the current situation of the main economic indicators in their business entities and their expectations for the directions of movements of those indicators in the near future. The data is presented in the form of balances, obtained by taking the difference between weighted positive and negative answers expressed in percent. This page provides - Macedonia Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Macedonia Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
25.90 25.80 27.11 -35.80 2001 - 2017 Monthly
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Australia 7.00 Sep/17
Brazil 55.70 Sep/17
Canada 59.60 Sep/17
China 52.40 Sep/17
Euro Area 1.34 Sep/17
France 110.00 Sep/17
Germany 115.20 Sep/17
India 64.10 Mar/17
Indonesia 111.63 Jun/17
Italy 110.40 Sep/17
Japan 22.00 Sep/17
Mexico 49.66 Sep/17
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Spain 2.10 Sep/17
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