Every month we ask for your insights into the electronics industry, and then publish the most recent industry confidence survey results. These numbers are generated from our readers who are on the ground in the electronics industry and on the front lines of the marketplace.
Each month we ask personnel working in the electronics industry their opinion on business conditions now and in six months from now. People from all over the world respond to this survey.
The June Electronic Industry Confidence is still positive, but down to 59.8 from May's index of 62.3.
Electronics Industry Confidence Index
The following graph plots the World Electronics Industry Confidence Index. This is the combination of present and future results.
World Electronics Industry Confidence Index
*An index below 50.0 is negative.
Industry personnel are asked, “What is your confidence in present business conditions and future (six months from now) business conditions?" Respondents have three choices: positive, neutral, or negative.
Having a score above 50.0 means that electronics industry personnel are positive about present and future business conditions. Below 50.0 means negative confidence.
The June Confidence Index is 54.3 for present business conditions. North America and Asia are still positive about present business conditions, but the US is the only region up in confidence from May. Japan is in negative territory again after being positive in May. Europe is still very negative about present business conditions.
Present Business Conditions
June Confidence in Future Business conditions is 65.2, up slightly from May. All regions except Europe are in positive territory. North America is very positive about the future.
Future Business Conditions