In Brief

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 14 March, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 14 March, 2007, 12:00am

strong sentiment among exporters in short term

Exporters were looking forward to strong sales, the Trade Development Council said after its index of business sentiment among exporters rebounded to 58.2 out of 100 this quarter from 49.3 in the fourth quarter of last year. A reading higher than 50 indicates more than half the 500 traders surveyed expect business to grow in the short term.