08:34 | 02/04/2018 Society
Some 60 percent of local enterprises in a survey expect their business to do better in the second quarter of 2018 against the first quarter.
The General Statistics Office (GSO) has said this while releasing the results of the survey on business trends of manufacturing and manufacturing enterprises in the first quarter of 2018.
According to the survey, 33 pct of businesses said they had better business performance in the first quarter compared to the previous quarter, while 24.6 pct of them faced difficulties in doing business and 42.4 pct of them said their businesses were stable.
In the second quarter of this year, 55.7 pct of surveyed enterprises expect their businesses to do better, while 10.4 pct of them predict difficulties and 33.9 pct of the enterprises expect stable búiness.