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Subject Predicate Object <p>The monthly outlook survey in services is part of the harmonised European Union programme of business and consumer surveys to which the 27 Member States of the European Union contribute.<br /><br />As such, the questionnaires, classifications and processing methods are largely harmonised in the national institutes of the countries belonging to the system.<br /><br />The wording of the questions is designed in such a way as to facilitate quick answers (most of the questions are qualitative with three possible answers in the form "up, down, same", or "higher than normal, normal, lower than normal").</p>