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N. Macedonia's business confidence index in manufacturing rises in April

N. Macedonia's business confidence index in manufacturing rises in April Author: vlada.hr. License: All rights reserved.

SKOPJE (North Macedonia), May 15 (SeeNews) – The business confidence indicator in North Macedonia's manufacturing sector rose 1.5 percentage points year-on-year in April, the country's statistical office said on Wednesday.

The business confidence index in manufacturing edged up 0.1 percentage points month-on-month in April, Makstat said in a statement on the results of a survey conducted among local managers.

“The situation with the current volume of production orders in April 2019 is less favourable compared to March 2019, the expectations for the production volume for the next three months are more favourable compared to the previous month, while the stocks of finished goods have decreased compared to March 2019," the statistical office said.

Managers expect the number of employees in the manufacturing sector to increase over the following months.

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