Consumer confidence improves in Panama

The Panamanian Consumer Confidence Index (ICCP) for the month of August was 101.8 points, that is, 11.9 points higher than that recorded in July, according to revelations by GfK The Marketing Group.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

The budget payments for month 13 and recent measures announced by the government regarding social initiatives helped in part to improve the ICCP for August, after many months of having a negative tendency.

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Consumer Confidence Up in Panama

October 2010

In September, Consumer Confidence Index was 112 points, eight points higher than results in the previous month (104).

The measurements were made by consultants The Marketing Group for the Chamber of Commerce of Panama, it shows that consumers are confident that home situation in the future will improve, since the indicator remains 20 points above critical point.

Guatemala: Consumer Confidence Drops

September 2009

The consumer confidence index dropped 18 points when compared to May.

This index, measured by The Marketing Group, dropped to 71 from 89, where it was in May, signaling further deterioration in consumer confidence.

"Households are pessimistic regarding the economic situation for the next 12 months, and they are trimming their expenses, anticipating lower income.

Confidence level in Panama increases

August 2008

The indicator that is closely monitored by businesses improved in July by 1.3 points in relation to June.

Despite the fact that the Panama Consumer Confidence Index (ICCP) is still below the critical point of 100, the perception is that consumer confidence improved in Julio when the ICCP rose 1.3 points from the previous month.

Consumer confidence low in Guatemala

July 2008

The consumer confidence index prepared by the German pollster GfK and Guatemala's Chamber of Industry shows a 17-point decline in consumer confidence betweenFebruary and May.

It's now 70 points below the critical level of 100, which reflects pessimism. It is lowest among women, persons older than 36 years, some segments of minors and some who live in the country's interior.

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