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Subject Predicate Object <p>The main themes addressed are:<br /> - activity: company managers are asked about developments in the sector as a whole, as well as the demand addressed to them, the cash flow situation, the inventories payment deadlines, or factors limiting their activity;<br /> - employment: business leaders are asked about recent employment in their company (changes in the number of employees over the last three months), as well as their employment forecast (likely changes in the number of employees over the next three months). They are also asked about their recruitment difficulties;<br /> - prices;<br /> - the competitive position or delivery times.</p> <p>Most of the survey questions are qualitative and have three modalities. The results are presented in the form of opinion balances, corresponding to the differences between the percentage of &quot;increasing&quot; (+) and the percentage of &quot;decreasing&quot; (-) responses.</p>