Historical low in the business confidence index in Costa Rica

The business confidence index dropped 17% withing the last year, according to the “Pulso Empresarial” survey by the Union of Chambers (Uccaep).

Friday, November 21, 2008

During the fourth quarter of 2007, the confidence index was at 7.27 out of a maximum of 10, while in the last quarter of this year, it fell to 6.04.

The confidence index measures the expectations of the productive sector for the fourth quarter of this year.

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The Business Confidence Index stands at 3.65, out of a maximum of 10. It is elaborated by Uccaep, the union of business chambers of Costa Rica.

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The study is related to the quarterly survey "Business Pulse" by the Costa Rican Union of Chambers and Associations of the Private Business Sector.

El Financiero, in its website, publishes: "The consumer confidence [index] measures the expectations for the first quarter of the year (January, February, and March).

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