67.4% of entrepreneurs think macroeconomic heat is “normal” : CENTRAL bank

2022-05-30 0 By

On March 30, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) released a questionnaire report on entrepreneurs in the first quarter of 2022, showing that the entrepreneurs’ macroeconomic heat index was 35.7%, down 1.6 percentage points from the previous quarter and 3.2 percentage points from the same period last year.Among them, 30.6% think the macro economy is “cold”, 67.4% think it is “normal” and 2.0% think it is “hot”.In terms of product sales price perception index and raw material purchase price perception index, the results show that the product sales price perception index is 53.6%, down 4.4 percentage points from the previous quarter, down 3.3 percentage points from the same period last year.Among them, 18.5% of entrepreneurs think that the sales price of products in this season will “increase”, 70.2% think that it will “stay the same”, and 11.4% think that it will “decrease”.The purchasing price perception index of raw materials was 67.1%, down 3.5 percentage points from the previous quarter and 4.5 percentage points from the same period last year.Among them, 39.3% said that the purchasing price of raw materials in the current quarter “increased”, 55.8% said “flat”, and 5.0% said “decreased”.In addition, the business climate index and profit index showed that the business climate index was 53.3%, down 3.5 percentage points from the previous quarter and 3.0 percentage points from the same period last year.Among them, 21.4 percent said business conditions were “good”, 63.9 percent “fair” and 14.7 percent “poor” this quarter.The profitability index was 49.3%, down 8.1 percentage points from the previous quarter and 3.8 percentage points from the same period last year.Among them, 28.5 percent said they were in surplus or in deficit, 41.5 percent said they were in surplus or in deficit, and 30 percent said they were in deficit or in deficit.