Business and Consumer Surveys, August 2014, INE

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Press Release:  28 August 2014 - 16 Page(s)
Business  Confidence   Consumers

The Consumer confidence indicator slightly decreased in August, after recording the maximum value since January 2007, suspending the pronounced upward movement observed since the beginning of 2013.

The economic climate indicator recovered slightly in the reference month, maintaining the positive path started in January 2013 and attaining the maximum since July 2008. In August, the confidence indicator has increased in Manufacturing Industry, Construction and Public Works and Services and decreased in Trade.

Original title:  The Consumer confidence indicator decreases and the economic climate indicator increases - August 2014