Business Confidence Monitor August / September 2017

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

The HAPNZ Business Confidence Monitor measures members’ current confidence levels. Members are asked to indicate their confidence levels in relation to business ‘right now’ and looking ahead to the next 12 months. Positive results indicate a generally optimistic outlook, while negative results indicate pessimism amongst members.

Member confidence increased 3 points from the previous month (to +76), indicating that 76% of survey respondents are currently more optimistic than pessimistic. Member confidence levels are 9 points lower than during the equivalent period in 2016. Confidence for the next 12 months decreased 4 points to +81.