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Theme: Bussines Tendencies


Business tendencies in manufacturing industry in April 2019

15.05.2019


The managers of the business entities assessed that the confidence indicator in manufacturing industry in April 2019, standing at 20.8 is 0.1 percentage points higher compared to March 2019 and 1.5 percentage points higher compared to April 2018.

The situation with the current volume of production orders in April 2019 is less favourable compared to March 2019, the expectations for the production volume for the next three months are more favourable compared to the previous month, while the stocks of finished goods have decreased compared to March 2019.

The estimation of the economic situation in April 2019 is more satisfactory compared to the previous month, and also compared to April 2018. The number of employees is expected to increase.

The average capacity utilization level of the business entities in April 2019 increased to 69.5% of normal utilization.

The factors that had the greatest influence on limiting the production volume were: shortage of skilled labour with 26.8%, insufficient foreign demand with 16.6%, insufficient domestic demand with 14.9% and uncertainty of the economic environment with 10.7%.






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