Business and Consumer Surveys, October 2014, INE

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Press Release:  30 October 2014 - 6 Page(s)
Business  Confidence   Consumers

The Consumer confidence indicator slightly increased in October, recording the maximum since May 2002 and prolonging the pronounced upward trend observed since the beginning of 2013.

The economic climate indicator stabilized for the second consecutive month in the maximum since July 2008, suspending the positive path started in January 2013. In October, the confidence indicator has increased in Manufacturing Industry, Construction and Public Works and Trade and decreased in Services.

Original title:  The Consumer confidence indicator increases and the economic climate indicator remains stable - October 2014