Latest update: Flash CCI - 21 August 2014
Next update: ESI/BCI - 28 August 2014
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|Flash consumer confidence indicator for EU and euro area|
In August 2014, the DG ECFIN flash estimate of the consumer confidence indicator decreased in both the EU (by 0.9 points to -6.4) and the euro area (by 1.6 points to -10.0) compared to July.
|July 2014: Economic Sentiment stable in the euro area, decreasing slightly in the EU|
In July the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) remained broadly stable in the euro area (+0.1 points at 102.2), while it decreased slightly in the EU (by 0.6 points to 105.8).
The Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) conducts regular harmonised surveys for different sectors of the economies in the European Union (EU) and in the applicant countries. They are addressed to representatives of the industry (manufacturing), the services, retail trade and construction sectors, as well as to consumers. These surveys allow comparisons among different countries' business cycles and have become an indispensable tool for monitoring the evolution of the EU and the euro area economies, as well as monitoring developments in the applicant countries.
21 August 2014 - Flash Consumer Confidence Indicator
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