In April the confidence in the economy in Lithuania remains on more or less the same level as a year ago.
In the same time, EU countries economies confidence have decreased significantly, down from 111.8 to 103.7 on average. This is the lowest recorded level since August 2016.
Lithuania now has the third highest confidence in the economy in the EU compared to the other 28 countries. Hungary has the highest confidence in the economy (117.1 points), while Malta ranks last (91.8 points).
Confidence in the economy in EU countries
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About the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI)
This global indicator is calculated as a composite of five sectoral confidence indicators (industry, services, retail trade, construction and consumers) using different weights.The economic sentiment indicator (ESI) is calculated as an index with mean value of 100 and standard deviation of 10 over a fixed standardised sample period.