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Theme: Bussines Tendencies


Business tendencies in manufacturing industry in March 2015

17.04.2015


The managers of the business entities assessed that the confidence indicator in manufacturing industry in March 2015 is at the
same level as in February 2015, but higher by 2.8 percentage points compared to March 2014.
The situation with the current volume of production orders in March 2015 is more satisfactory compared to the previous month,
the situation with the stocks of finished products is more satisfactory, as well as the expectations for the production volume for
the next three months.
The estimation of the economic situation is that it is more satisfactory compared to the previous month, as well as compared to
March 2014. The expectations for the number of employees are also more satisfactory compared to February 2015.
The average capacity utilization level of the business entities in March 2015, compared to the previous month, increased to
62.6% of normal utilization.
The factors that had the greatest influence on limiting the production volume in March 2015 were: insufficient foreign demand
with 25.1%, shortage of skilled labour with 24.7%, insufficient domestic demand with 24.3%, and financial problems with 6.2%.





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