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

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

SKOPJE (North Macedonia), October 16 (SeeNews) – The business confidence indicator in North Macedonia's manufacturing sector added 1.1 percentage points year-on-year to 21.7 in September, the country's statistical office said on Wednesday.

On a monthly comparison basis, the business confidence index in manufacturing edged up 0.3 percentage points in September, 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 September 2019 is more favourable compared to August 2019, the expectations for the production volume for the next three months are also more favourable compared to the previous month, while the stocks of finished goods have decreased compared to August 2019," the statistical office said.

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

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