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Theme: Bussines Tendencies

Business tendencies in manufacturing industry in July 2015


The managers of the business entities assessed that the confidence indicator in manufacturing industry in July 2015 is 0.6
percentage points higher than the previous month, and 6.8 percentage points higher compared to July 2014.
The situation with the current volume of production orders in July 2015 is more satisfactory compared to the previous month, as
well as the expectations for the production volume for the next three months, while the stocks of finished products increased.
The estimation of the economic situation is that it is almost at the same level as in the previous month, and more satisfactory
compared to July 2014. The expectations for the number of employees are also more satisfactory compared to June 2015.
The average capacity utilization level of the business entities in July 2015, compared to the previous month, decreased to 63.6%
of normal utilization.
The factors that had the greatest influence on limiting the production volume in July 2015 were: insufficient foreign demand with
24.7%, shortage of skilled labour with 24.7%, insufficient domestic demand with 23.8%, and competitive imports with 6.1%.

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