12 January 2011
The Business Tendency Survey (BTS) for December 2010 has been published today by the States of Jersey Statistics Unit.
This latest report shows that:
Business Tendency Survey report December 2010 (government and administration section)
- the headline indicator of Business Activity declined marginally in the latest quarter. There was a notable difference between the strongly positive Business Activity of the finance sector and the negative tendency recorded by the other sectors of the economy
- the Business Activity and New Business indicators for finance were at their most positive for 18 months; 4 other indicators for the sector recorded declines compared with the previous quarter
- the non-finance sectors saw Business Optimism and Future Business Activity fall to their most negative levels to date