Business activity index ups by 1.8 points in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, July 30 / Trend D. Azizov /
The business activity index of the Uzbek industrial sector, calculated by the Antimonopoly Policy Improvement Center under the State Antimonopoly Committee of the Republic, increased by 1.8 points to 69.1 points in June 2012 compared to May, the Committee said.
It was previously reported that the rate forecast as of June was 69.8 points.
The growth of index rates by 5.7 points was observed in the sector of agriculture and consumer goods and by 8.5 points in the healthcare industry and information technologies in June.
According to the analysts of the center, forecast growth index for July 2012 is 66.9 points. This stipulates moderate optimistic expectations of businessmen.
The index of business activity of the industrial sector is calculated on the basis of survey of 100 large and medium-sized industrial enterprises.
The index is calculated on the basis of five key indices, such as new orders, production and sales, employment and the remains of the finished products.