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Business Cycle Survey/Conjuctuurenquete CuraÒ«ao 1st half 2016

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Business Cycle Survey/Conjuctuurenquete CuraÒ«ao 1st half 2016
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conjuctuurenquete
conjuctuur
business
economy
investment
investeringen
companies
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serial ( sobekcm )

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Central Bureau of Statistics Curaçao
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For further information: Central Bureau of Statistics, W.T.C., Piscadera Bay z/n, Curaao. Telephone: (5999) 839.2300 ; E mail: info@cbs.cw Please visit our website: www.cbs.cw for more statistical information Investment obstacles In June 2016 some 3 4 percent of the companies have indicated that they experience d investment obstacles a de crease of 4 percent in comparison with December 201 5 T hese obstacles ar e mainly due to a shortage in financial res ources ( from 2 2 to 18 % ) and poor market forecast ( from 1 5 to 1 7 % last June 201 6 ). G overnment policy as investment obstacle decreased from 14 to 11 percent C onfidence in the economy According to the businesses confidence in the economy has deteriorat e d slightly In June 2016 about 3 7 percent stated that their confidence worsened ( w as 3 3 % last December ) The majority of the companies 6 0 percent, experienced no change towards their confidence in the economy (was 63% ) On ly 3 percent of the businesses ac knowledged that the ir confidence in the economy improved over the past half year (was 4 % in December ) Confidence in the future The percentage of enterprises with confidence in the future in creased slightly in comparison with December 201 5 from 5 0 to 52 percent T he number of companies which have no confidence in the future stayed the same: 2 2 percent. The companies with n de creased from 2 7 to 2 6 percent in June 201 6 Opinion towards i nvestment climate There was little change in the opi ni on of the investment climate. Some 33 percent of the entrepreneurs stated that the investment climate was (was 34% in December 2015). T he percent age of companies which are of the opinion that the investment climate is good remained almost the same; from 7 to almost 6 percent M ost companies 61 percent, consider the moderate (was 59 % ). Business operation results I n June 201 6 a lot of companies had a decrease in their turnover ( from 48 to 52 %). Only 3 4 percent noticed an increase (was 3 6 %). The percentage of companies who expect a positive business result for the year 201 6 is 5 7 percent (in December 201 5 this was 5 4 % ). On the other hand 4 3 percent of the companies expect a loss ( 3 % point less in comparison with December 201 5 ).

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For further information: Central Bureau of Statistics, W.T.C., Piscadera Bay z/n, Curaao. Telephone: (5999) 839.2300 ; E mail: info@cbs.cw Please visit our website: www.cbs.cw for more statistical information Business Cycle S urvey Curaa o 1 st half year 20 1 6 Some selected results Central Bureau of Statistics W.T.C., Piscadera Bay z/n Curaao. Tel. (599 9) 839.2300 E mail info@cbs.cw www.cbs. cw