Business and Consumer Surveys, May 2014, INE

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

The Consumer confidence indicator increased slightly in May, extending the pronounced upward movement observed since the beginning of 2013 and recording the maximum value since November 2009.

The economic climate indicator recovered again in the reference month, maintaining the positive path started in January 2013. In May, the confidence indicator has increased in Manufacturing Industry and Services, decreased in Construction and Public Works and stabilized in Trade.

Original title:  Indicador de confiança dos Consumidores e indicador de clima económico aumentam. - Maio de 2014