Economic Trends Research, September 2020
A pick-up movement in domestic economy, but differences in business categories
— A balance between preventing the spread of infection and resuming economic activities is increasingly important —
Overview of September 2020: Ceased to fall
The economic diffusion index (DI) in September 2020 was 31.6, up (1.9 points) from the previous month, increased for 4 consecutive months. There was an improvement in the domestic economy, although there was a difference in recovery depending on the business category.
Future outlook: Leveling-off
The economy is expected to continue to be flat, while having both positive and negative factors.
Primary points of survey results(summary)
- 1 By industry : Business confidence was positive in nine industries. Although many business categories improved, there are differences in the speed of recovery.
- 2 By size : Business confidence was positive in all sizes for 4 consecutive months, with new demand because of the spread of household consumption.
- 3 By region : Business confidence was positive in all ten regions for the first time in two months. Improvements in key industries prompted upward pressure.
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