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Theme: Bussines Tendencies


Estimation of the managers of the business entities in the manufacturing industry about the business situation in May 2012

25.06.2012


According to the data of the State Statistical Office, the business situation in May 2012 according to the managers is less satisfactory
compared to the previous month, as well as compared to May 2011. The situation with the present volume of production orders is
less satisfactory compared to the previous month. The production volume of the business entities in May 2012 is less satisfactory
compared to the previous month; the expectations for the production volume are favourable for the next three months, while
the expectations for the number of employees are unfavourable. The stocks of raw materials and intermediate goods and the
purchases of raw materials and intermediate goods in May 2012 are below and around the normal level. The stocks of finished
products decreased compared to the previous month. The average capacity utilization level of the business entities in May 2012,
compared to the previous month, decreased slightly to 57.9% of normal utilization. The factors that had the greatest influence
on limiting the production volume in May 2012 were: insufficient foreign demand with 22.6%, insufficient domestic demand with
19.7%, financial problems with 12.8% and uncertainty of the economic environment with 9.0%.





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