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

Manufacturing confidence in Macedonia increased to 26.8 in December of 2017 from 26.6 in the preceding month. It was the strongest level of confidence since September of 2011. The assessment of current level of production improved (9.7 from 9.2 in November) as well as expectations regarding production (35.7 from 35.3); average selling prices of finished goods (8.5 from 7.5) and employment (18.9 from 18.6). Meanwhile, production assurance with orders was slightly lower (21.0 from 21.5); purchasing activity fell (-0.1 from 0.0) and prospects for input costs worsened (17.8 from 17.6). Business Confidence in Macedonia averaged 5.05 Index Points from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 27.11 Index Points in August of 2011 and a record low of -35.80 Index Points in August of 2001.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-15 11:00 AM Business Confidence 26.3 25.9 25.70
2017-12-14 11:20 AM Business Confidence 26.6 26.3 25.7
2018-01-18 10:40 AM Business Confidence 26.8 26.6 26.2
2018-02-15 11:10 AM Business Confidence 26.8 26.44
2018-03-15 11:10 AM Business Confidence 26
2018-04-16 11:00 AM Business Confidence 25.39


Macedonia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Industrial Production 4.10 1.30 24.50 -14.50 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.60 2.00 38.50 -23.70 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 35.00 35.00 38.00 0.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
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 26.80 26.60 27.11 -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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
26.80 26.60 27.11 -35.80 2001 - 2017 Index Points Monthly
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business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 6.00 Nov/17
Brazil 59.00 Jan/18
Canada 60.40 Dec/17
China 51.60 Dec/17
Euro Area 1.66 Dec/17
France 112.00 Dec/17
Germany 117.20 Dec/17
India 64.10 Mar/17
Indonesia 112.39 Sep/17
Italy 110.50 Dec/17
Japan 25.00 Dec/17
Mexico 49.60 Dec/17
Netherlands 8.90 Dec/17
Russia -5.00 Dec/17
South Korea 81.00 Dec/17
Spain 2.60 Dec/17
Switzerland 111.30 Dec/17
Turkey 103.30 Dec/17
United Kingdom -11.00 Dec/17
United States 59.70 Dec/17


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