+A   |  -A
Skip Navigation Links
www.stat.gov.mk uses cookies required for full site functionality. Your presence on our website implies that you agree to the use of these cookies. For more details read the Cookie Policy.


Theme: Bussines Tendencies

Business tendencies in manufacturing industry in October 2017


The managers of the business entities assessed that the confidence indicator in manufacturing industry in October 2017 is 0.1
percentage points higher than the previous month, and 1.5 percentage points higher compared to October 2016.

The situation with the current volume of production orders in October 2017 is more satisfactory compared to the previous
month, the expectations for the production volume for the next three months are also more satisfactory, and the stocks of
finished goods have increased compared to September 2017.

The estimation of the economic situation is more satisfactory compared to the previous month, as well as compared to October
2016. The number of employees is expected to increase.

The average capacity utilization level of the business entities in October 2017 increased to 66.1% of normal utilization.

The factors that had the greatest influence on limiting the production volume in October 2017 were: shortage of skilled labour
with 20.7%, insufficient foreign demand with 20.4%, insufficient domestic demand with 17.9% and uncertainty of the economic
environment with 11.3%.

  Download the entire news release

    Download tables

Data in the published news release are free of charge. When using the data, please cite the source.
For further information, please contact:

phone: +389 2 3295 666

e-mail: press@stat.gov.mk 

  News releases
  Latest news release
  All news releases


   MAKStat database

© State Statistical Office