Macedonia Business Confidence  2001-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Manufacturing confidence in Macedonia increased to 27.5 in March of 2018 from 27.3 in the preceding month. It was the strongest confidence since at least 2001 as future expectations grew for production (36.6 from 36.4) and employment (20 from 19.7) and conditions improved for purchasing of raw materials (2.3 from 2.1). In contrast, a deterioration was seen for current production volume (1.1 from 1.9) and production assurance with orders (21.1 from 21.9). In the price front, selling prices inflation was seen lower (4.7 from 5.9) while input prices increased (17.1 from 16.5). Business Confidence in Macedonia averaged 5.38 Index Points from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 27.50 Index Points in March of 2018 and a record low of -35.80 Index Points in August of 2001.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-15 11:10 AM Business Confidence 27.1 26.8 26.4
2018-03-15 11:10 AM Business Confidence 27.3 27.1 26.7
2018-04-17 10:00 AM Business Confidence 27.5 27.3 27.5
2018-05-15 11:00 AM Business Confidence 27.5 27.1
2018-06-14 11:10 AM Business Confidence 26.9
2018-07-16 11:00 AM Business Confidence 26.6


Macedonia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Industrial Production 3.10 8.40 24.50 -14.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.50 16.90 38.50 -23.60 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 51319.90 44099.00 51319.90 7337.00 MKD Million [+]
Internet Speed 7707.57 7775.41 7775.41 1236.37 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 377561.00 405430.00 421547.00 56872.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 30.00 35.00 38.00 0.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 35.00 37.00 45.00 23.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 107.00 90.00 107.00 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 27.50 27.30 27.50 -35.80 Index Points [+]
Ease of Doing Business 11.00 10.00 69.00 10.00 [+]


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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
27.50 27.30 27.50 -35.80 2001 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 7.00 Mar/18
Brazil 56.70 Apr/18
Canada 59.80 Mar/18
China 51.50 Mar/18
Euro Area 1.34 Mar/18
France 111.00 Mar/18
Germany 114.70 Mar/18
India 59.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 111.02 Dec/17
Italy 109.10 Mar/18
Japan 24.00 Mar/18
Mexico 50.20 Mar/18
Netherlands 9.50 Mar/18
Russia -2.00 Mar/18
South Korea 74.00 Mar/18
Spain 2.90 Mar/18
Switzerland 106.00 Mar/18
Turkey 111.90 Mar/18
United Kingdom 13.00 Mar/18
United States 59.30 Mar/18


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