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Industry Pulse

Industry Pulse

December 2019

Key Points

  • Industry Pulse down in December
  • Firms less positive about near-term expectations for business activity
  • Hiring intentions little changed

Industry Pulse

December 2019

Industry Pulse

December 2019

78.2

-0.8 on previous index reading

Industry Pulse

December 2019

Production

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 32%
51%
18%

Balance +14%

(0 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

December 2019

Production

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 33%
52%
15%

Balance +18%

(-5 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

December 2019

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 11%
81%
8%

Balance +3%

(-4 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

December 2019

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 12%
84%
3%

Balance +9%

(+1 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

December 2019

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 39%
57%
4%

Balance +34%

(-1 on previous reading)

 

Industry Pulse

December 2019

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 23%
73%
4%

Balance +19%

(+3 on previous reading)