Business and consumer surveys
Business confidence recovers in industry and trade and deteriorates in construction and public works and in services; Consumer Confidence Indicator improves slightly
- November 2005
05 December 2005
The Business Climate Indicator deteriorated in November, but did not resume the levels seen in August and September.
The confidence levels declined very markedly in construction and public works and in services; in the former case it maintained the downward movement observed over the last three months and in the latter case it interrupted the upward trend seen since August. In turn, the confidence indicator in industry posted the fourth improvement in a row, while in trade it had a marginal recovery.
The Consumer Confidence Indicator improved slightly, remaining close to the last two years trough , which was observed in August and September.