BICS weighted Scotland estimates: data to wave 65

Business Insights and Conditions Survey (BICS) weighted Scotland estimates containing data to wave 65


Of businesses not permanently stopped trading, the majority (87.6%) reported they were not stockpiling goods or materials, whereas 6.1% reported that they were, while the rest (6.3%) were unsure. Businesses were also asked about their stock levels of raw materials and finished goods. 

Figure 6: Stock levels of raw materials and finished goods were similar, with the majority of applicable businesses (70.7% for raw materials and 67.1% for finished goods) reporting stock levels stayed the same over the latest month.

A bar chart showing stock levels of raw materials stayed the same for 70.7% of applicable businesses in August 2022 compared to July 2022.

Source: Office for National Statistics – BICS – Weighted Scotland Estimates – Wave 65


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