Consumer confidence improves
At 0, the consumer confidence indicator in June stands above its long-term average over the past two decades (-4). The indicator reached an all-time high in January 2000 (36) and an all-time low in March 2013 (-41).
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More positive about economic climate, willingness to buy less negative
The component indicator on Economic climate has improved: from -2 in May to 2 in June. In June, consumers are more positive about the economic climate in the past twelve months and their outlook for the coming twelve months is less negative.
Consumers’ willingness to buy improved from -3 in May to -2 in June. Opinions on their financial situation in the past as well as coming twelve months are improving and they also find the time more favourable to make large purchases.
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