Business and Consumer Surveys, October 2013, INE

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Press Release:  30 October 2013 - 6 Page(s)
Business  Confidence  Consumers

The Consumer confidence indicator increased pronouncedly between August and October, extending the upward path observed since January and presenting the highest value of the last three years. However, without using three months moving averages, this indicator diminished in October.
The economic climate indicator has recovered since January, after attaining the minimum of the series in December. Between July and October, the confidence indicators increased in all the sectors, Manufacturing Industry, Construction and Public Works, Trade and Services.

Original title:  The Consumer confidence and the economic climate indicators increased - October 2013