WASHINGTON, DC – By 10 to 1, Washington business executives expect business and economic conditions to improve over the next six months, says a new survey conducted for the Greater Washington Board of Trade.
In the survey, 59 percent of regional business executives expect the Greater Washington’s business and economic conditions will improve over the next six months while six percent expect it to get worse and 35 percent expect it to stay the same.
“By a nearly 10-to-one margin, the region’s business executives think business and economic conditions will improve over the next year rather than get worse,” said Jim Dinegar, president and CEO of the Greater Washington Board of Trade.
Also, 32 percent say jobs in their businesses will likely increase rather than decrease in the next six months. Nearly half, 47 percent, said business in the region is “mostly good” now.
For complete results, see: http://www.bot.org/media-center/publications/greater-washington-business-outlo ok-survey.aspx
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