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Subject Predicate Object <p>The opinion of wholesalers on their recent activity and business prospects is tracked by monitoring the volume of sales and related variables, such as stocks, order intentions, deliveries, general future trends in activity, changes in workforce and prices.</p> <p>Wholesalers also provide their opinion on their cash flow situation and payment deadlines.</p> <p>Mostly, the questions are qualitative, with three choices. The results are balances of opinion calculated as the difference between the percentage of &lt;&lt;up (+)&gt;&gt; and the percentage of &lt;&lt;down (-)&gt;&gt;.</p>