Services confidence index realized as 79.4
Seasonally adjusted confidence index which was 83.1 for services in April decreased by 4.4% in May to 79.4. In services sector; business situation, demand-turnover and demand-turnover expectation indices decreased by 4.8%, 3.7% and 4.7% respectively compared to the previous month to 75.1, 73.2 and 90.Retail trade confidence index realized as 89.9
Seasonally adjusted retail trade confidence index decreased by 0.7% in May to 89.9. In retail trade sector; business activity-sales and business activity-sales expectation indices decreased by 3.7% and 0.3% respectively compared to the previous month to 73.3 and 87.6. However current volume of stock index increased by 1.1% to 109.Seasonally adjusted sectoral confidence indices, May 2019
Construction confidence index realized as 49.8
Seasonally adjusted construction confidence index which was 53.9 in previous month decreased by 7.7% in May to 49.8. In construction sector; current overall order books and total employment expectation indices decreased by 5.9% and 8.8% respectively compared to the previous month to 38.4 and 61.2.Seasonally adjusted sectoral confidence indices, sub-indices and the rate of
changes, May 2019
The next release on this subject will be on June 24, 2019.
Sectoral confidence indices can take value between 0 and 200. It indicates an optimistic outlook when the index is above 100, but it indicates a pessimistic outlook when it is below 100.