Business activities will be better in Q4: survey

01-Oct-2015 Intellasia | Chinhphu.vn | 6:00 AM Print This Post

According to the latest announcement of the general Statistical Office regarding the results of the survey on production and business situation of enterprises in the third quarter of 2015 against the previous quarter, 36.6 percent of the surveyed enterprises evaluated that the situation has been more positive, while 19.9 percent of those said to face difficulties, and 43.5 percent of those said to have stable production and business operation.

Assessing the business trend in the fourth quarter of 2015, 46.8 percent of the surveyed enterprises believe that the situation will be better compared to the third quarter, 14.4 percent of those forecast that it will be worse, and 38.8 percent of those say that the situation will be stable.

Regarding production volume, 40 percent of the surveyed enterprises reported to have larger volume of production in the third quarter of 2015 against the previous quarter, while 20.7 percent of those saw reduction in production and 39.3 percent of those said to have stable production volume. In the fourth quarter of 2015, 49.2 percent of the surveyed enterprises expect higher production volume, 13.8 percent forecast to have lower volume, and 37 percent of those believe to have stable production volume.

Regarding orders in the third quarter of 2015, 34.2 percent of the surveyed enterprises recorded higher number of orders, while 19.8 percent experienced lower number of orders and 46 percent of those saw no change in the number of orders. Forecasting the number of orders in the last quarter of the year, 43.6 percent expect higher number, while 12.7 percent of those believe that the order number will decline and 43.7 percent of those forecast to have stable number of orders.

As for export orders in the third quarter, 28.5 percent of the surveyed enterprises confirmed to have higher number of orders, while 19.8 percent saw decline, and 51.7 percent reported a stable number of export orders. In the fourth quarter of 2015, 37.6 percent of those expect to have higher number of export orders, 13.1 percent predict to see a decrease and 49.3 percent say to have stable export orders.

With regards to the cost of production, 26.7 percent of the surveyed enterprises confirmed to have higher production cost per product in the third quarter compared to the previous quarter, while 9.7 percent of those reported lower production cost and 63.6 percent saw no change in production cost. Only 20.6 percent of those believe the production cost will increase in the last quarter of 2015, when 67.7 percent of those forecast to have no change in production cost, and 11.7 percent of those predict to have lower production cost.

Regarding the selling price of products in the third quarter, 15 percent of the surveyed enterprises said to have higher selling price, while 12.7 percent offered lower price and 72.3 percent of those maintained the same price. In the fourth quarter of 2015, 16.1 percent of those expect to raise selling price, 8.8 percent of those forecast to have lower selling price and 75.1 percent of those believe the selling price will be unchanged.

About the product inventory in the third quarter of 2015, 15 percent of the surveyed enterprises said to have higher inventory against the previous quarter, while 30.9 percent experienced reduction and 47.4 percent saw stable inventory. In the fourth quarter of 2015, 16.2 percent of those predict to see increase in inventory, 33.5 percent forecast to have lower inventory and 50.3 percent expect to maintain stable inventory.

Concerning inventory of materials in the third quarter of 2015, only 19.7 percent of the surveyed enterprises said to have higher material inventory, while 28.4 percent saw decline and 51.9 percent recorded unchanged inventory of materials. In the fourth quarter of 2015, 14.9 percent of those predict to have higher inventory of materials, 30.7 percent expect to have lower number, and 54.4 percent believe to see no change in inventory of materials.

 


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