In September GKI’s economic sentiment index stopped rising

After its big jump in April, GKI’s economic sentiment index was slowly rising in the sum-mer months, and then it switched to stagnation by September. According to a survey conducted by GKI with the support of the EU, the months-long improvement in business expectations was only within the statistical margin of error in September, while consum-er expectations deteriorated slightly for the third month in a row. The GKI economic sen-timent index corresponds to its level at the end of 2019, i.e., before the crisis.

 

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Will COVID-19 be the reason for increased efficiency in hospital care?

In the past few weeks in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the issue of hospital bed
numbers has been once again in the spotlight. The overwhelming majority of health
politicians agree that in healthcare, a shift of focus is necessary from specific secondary
care to more cost-effective outpatient care and one-day surgery. In line with this trend, in
the Central and Eastern European region (except Poland), hospital bed capacity per
hundred thousand inhabitants decreased in 17 years until 2017.

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GKI’s economic sentiment index continued to rise in August

After its big jump in April, GKI’s economic sentiment index was slowly rising in the sum-mer months. According to a survey conducted by GKI with the support of the EU, busi-ness expectations also improved slightly in August, while consumer expectations contin-ued to worsen somewhat in August.

 

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Improving business and deteriorating consumer expectations in July

After half a year of steady growth, the GKI economic sentiment index reached its year-end 2019 level in July. However, after an unprecedented rise in April, there has been little improvement in recent months. According to a survey conducted by GKI Economic Re-search Co. with the support of the EU, business expectations rebounded after a slow-down in June, while consumer expectations worsened slightly, although they remained above their May level.

 

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You can reach the archive of survey summaries here.