SACCI Press Release
Trade conditions remained reasonable steady but still in negative territory in September 2019, i.e. below the index level of 50. The seasonally adjusted Trade Activity Index (TAI) that reflects present conditions, declined to 40 in September compared to 43 in August 2019. Trade conditions are expected to remain stable over the next six months but albeit subdued. The seasonally adjusted Trade Expectations Index (TEI) dipped marginally by 1 index point to 44 and was on a similar level as a year ago.