Manufacturing executives more positive on jobs outlook

Source: PRNewswire

Apr 07, 2011

In the latest KPMG Global Business Outlook survey by KPMG International, 41% of U.S. manufacturing executives expect employment to increase up from 28% in October, although service industry executives are somewhat less optimistic, with only 28% seeing an increase, compared with 25% from the October results.

Expectations about the impact of improved business conditions on inflation were also mixed. The percentage of manufacturing executives expecting to see increases in inflation doubled to 45% from 22%, while service industry executives' expectations remained a low 24%, up slightly from 21% in October.

Learn more about the latest KPMG Global Business Outlook survey