Business Tendency Survey report June 2019
Produced by the
Statistics Jersey (Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance)
and published on
17 Jul 2019
Prepared internally, no external cost
The Business Tendency Survey (BTS) is a quarterly survey which provides timely, qualitative information about the Island’s economy.
Chief executives and managing directors are asked for their opinions on the current situation of their business compared to three months earlier and their expectations for the next three months.
Business activity indicator
Next quarter – the three months to September 2019
2019 – Finance sector expectations
the employment expectations indicator for 2019 was strongly positive (+26 pp); 51% of finance companies predicted an increase, while 25% predicted a decrease
the profit expectations indicator for 2019 was strongly positive (+59 pp); 68% of finance companies predicted an increase, compared to 9% that predicted a decrease