3 Jul 2009

Sales still down - business survey

12:37 pm on 3 July 2009

A survey of business conditions for June by the Manufacturers & Exporters Association, shows sales fell 27% during May, compared to a drop of 59% in April.

Business confidence fell to negative 58%, from negative 50% the previous month.

Employee numbers were down 13% in June, compared to the previous year.