Electroindustry confidence index for current business conditions slips, future conditions index climbs

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s March Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for current North American business conditions slipped in March but continued to indicate improvement in the business environment. The index registered 65.9 in March, down from the 73.8 recorded in the first two months of 2013. By contrast, confidence in future business conditions continued to build, as the EBCI for North American conditions six months hence climbed by nearly 10 points in March to 90.9, the highest level for the forward-looking index in a decade.

Click here for the complete March 2013 report.

-Bill O’Leary

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