EU Craft and SME Barometer
The EU Craft and SME Barometer is issued by SMEunited (formerly known as UEAPME) Study Unit and builds on the results of surveys that are conducted by SMEunited member organisations twice a year on about 30.000 crafts and SMEs in different regions all over Europe.
The Barometer includes an SME Business Climate Index, which is calculated as the average of the current situation and the expectations about the next period and sums positive and neutral answers as regards the overall situation for the business.
At European level, data is provided for size classes (micro, small and medium sized enterprises) and for four economic sectors (manufacturing, construction, business and personal services), which may show different developments over business cycles and may react differently to external effects.
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