NEMA’s April Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for current North American business conditions indicated continued improvement in the business environment, as the index edged up to 66.7 from the 65.9 recorded in March. By contrast, confidence in future business conditions declined in April but remains firmly in positive territory. The EBCI for North American conditions six months hence retreated by just over 10 points in April to 80.6 from 90.9 in March.
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The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 350 electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers at the forefront of electrical safety, reliability, and resilience, as well as efficiency and energy security. Our combined industries account for 360,000 American jobs in more than 7,000 facilities covering every state. Our industry produces $106 billion shipments of electrical equipment and medical imaging technologies per year with $36 billion exports.