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Business tendencies in manufacturing industry in December 2019

16.01.2020


The managers of the business entities assessed that the confidence indicator in manufacturing industry in December 2019, standing at 22.2, is by 0.1 percentage points higher compared to November 2019 and by 1.8 percentage points higher compared to December 2018.

The situation with the current volume of production orders in December 2019 is more favourable compared to the previous month, as well as the expectations for the production volume for the next three months, while the stocks of finished goods have increased compared to November 2019.

The estimation of the economic situation in December 2019 is more satisfactory compared to the previous month, as well as compared to December 2018. The number of employees is expected to increase.

The average capacity utilization level of the business entities in December  2019 increased to 70.9% of normal utilization.

The factors that had the greatest influence on limiting the production volume in December 2019 were: shortage of skilled labour with 25.4%, insufficient foreign demand with 15.9%, insufficient domestic demand with 13.6%, and uncertainty of the economic environment with 12.1%.







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