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Planned Manufacturing Investment is Forecast to Increase by 19.2 percent in 2006. Results of the WIFO Spring 2006 Investment Survey


  • Margarete Czerny


  • Martin Falk


  • Gerhard Schwarz



According to the results of the WIFO Spring 2006 Investment Survey, investment in manufacturing (including mining NACE 10 to 14) at current prices declined by 1.3 percent in 2005. For 2006 investment is expected to increase by 19.2 percent. The rise can be observed in all industries. It is largest in consumer and investment goods. Manufacturing firms will also raise investment in hardware (by 25.4 percent) and software (+12.7 percent). The construction industry plans to boost investment by 19.4 percent.

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  • Margarete Czerny & Martin Falk & Gerhard Schwarz, 2006. "Planned Manufacturing Investment is Forecast to Increase by 19.2 percent in 2006. Results of the WIFO Spring 2006 Investment Survey," WIFO Monatsberichte (monthly reports), WIFO, vol. 79(8), pages 583-596, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:wfo:monber:y:2006:i:8:p:583-596

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