Providers of business services more positive

21/02/2011 15:00

In February, the number of business services providers anticipating turnover growth in the next three months outnumbered those anticipating a decrease by 31 percent, i.e. 13 points above the level in January. Providers of business services have been positive about their future turnover for more then six months now.

In February, the number of business services providers expecting employment to increase outnumbered those anticipating a decline. In the preceding months, the two groups were also more or less equal in size. Opinions on the economic climate also hardly changed.

The number of business services providers expecting selling prices to rise was smaller than in the previous month. More information on this can be found in the article “Producers and consumers anticipate higher prices”.

Turnover in the sector business services may be affected by seasonal variation. These effects have not been taken into account.

Expected turnover business services

Expected turnover business services