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Subject Predicate Object <p>The monthly business tendency survey 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 /> Thus questionnaires, survey frequency and scope, classifications and data processing methods have been harmonised to a large extent in the national institutions of programme partner countries.<br /> The questions are formulated so that they can be answered quickly (most of the questions are qualitative with three response options expressed in the form &quot;higher, stable, lower&quot;, or &quot;more than normal, normal, less than normal&quot;).</p>