Business Expectations Survey

CHART OF THE DAY: More than 2 in 10 services firms upbeat about business outlook

Only 14% of services firms are expecting worsening business conditions.

CHART OF THE DAY: More than 2 in 10 services firms upbeat about business outlook

Only 14% of services firms are expecting worsening business conditions.

Services firms less optimistic about business in first 6 months of 2022

Across industries, firms in wholesale trade expressed the highest optimism.

22% of manufacturers anticipate favourable business conditions

Meanwhile, 6% are pessimistic about the next 6 months.

1 in 4 services firms optimistic about the future

Meanwhile, 6% of services firms see a decline in business conditions.