The EBCI indexes are based on the results of a monthly survey of senior managers at NEMA member companies and are designed to provide a measure of changes in the business environment facing electrical equipment manufacturers.
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*Please note that no EBCI reports were issued in July, August, and September 2013.
After a sizable decline in December, NEMA’s Electroindustry Business Conditions Index (EBCI) for current conditions in North America rebounded in January. The index climbed to 50 from 41.2 the previous month, with an equal share of panelists (41%) reporting that conditions improved and that they deteriorated. Eighteen percent of the panelists stated that the business environment was unchanged.
Meanwhile, the EBCI for future North American conditions jumped to 67.6 in January from 52.9 in December. A larger share of panelists in January (53%) expect conditions to improve over the next six months than believe they will deteriorate (18%). Twenty-nine percent expect to see no change in business conditions. EBCI results 20160127nm.pdf