FCIJ BUSINESS CONFIDENCE SURVEY

SPRING 2018

Survey period: 12 - 21 April 2018

ANZCCJ RESULTS - SPRING 2018

Economy next 6 months
Response Number Percent Graph
Strong improvement 1 7%
Some improvement 11 73%
No change 3 20%
Some decline 0 0%
Strong decline 0 0%
Total Number of Responses: 15

Economy next 12 months
Response Number Percent Graph
Strong improvement 3 19%
Some improvement 9 56%
No change 4 25%
Some decline 0 0%
Strong decline 0 0%
Total Number of Responses: 16

Sales past 6 months
Response Number Percent Graph
Strong improvement 3 19%
Some improvement 6 38%
No change 4 25%
Some decline 3 19%
Strong decline 0 0%
Total Number of Responses: 16

Sales next 6 months
Response Number Percent Graph
Strong improvement 5 31%
Some improvement 6 38%
No change 3 19%
Some decline 2 13%
Strong decline 0 0%
Total Number of Responses: 16

Profitability past 6 months
Response Number Percent Graph
Strong improvement 2 12%
Some improvement 9 53%
No change 3 18%
Some decline 3 18%
Strong decline 0 0%
Total Number of Responses: 17

Profitability next 6 months
Response Number Percent Graph
Strong improvement 1 7%
Some improvement 8 57%
No change 3 21%
Some decline 2 14%
Strong decline 0 0%
Total Number of Responses: 14

Reason for change
Response Number Percent Graph
Own efforts 12 71%
More-less resources 1 6%
Exchange rates 0 0%
Competition change 2 12%
Other 2 12%
Total Number of Responses: 17

Strategy in Japan
Response Number Percent Graph
Growth 11 65%
Sustain current 6 35%
Downsizing 0 0%
Consider withdrawal 0 0%
Total Number of Responses: 17

Interest rate impact on your business
Response Number Percent Graph
Positive 1 6%
No effect 10 59%
Negative 5 29%
Do not know 1 6%
Total Number of Responses: 17

Trump trade policy impact
Response Number Percent Graph
Positive 0 0%
No effect 2 12%
Negative 15 88%
Do not know 0 0%
Total Number of Responses: 17


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