Date: 5 months ago   Category: Economy

The index of consumer confidence in the USA has reached a maximum since 2000


The index of consumer confidence in the USA has reached a maximum since 2000
The American consumers aren't strongly disturbed by protectionist policy of Donald Trump and trade wars with China and the EU.

the Index of consumer confidence in the USA in August - contrary to forecasts of experts - has grown by 5,5 points at once and has reached a point in 133,4 points. It follows from published on Tuesday, August 28, poll of the international research institute Conference Board.

Is the maximum indicator since October, 2000.

the Experts interviewed by Reuters agency, opposite expected that the indicator will show decrease. And as a possible reference point they called a mark in 126,7 points.

"In general these unprecedentedly high rates of trust have to and further in the short term support the healthy level of consumer demand", - the director of the department of economic indicators and opinion polls of Conference Board Leann Franco has expressed confidence.

According to the experts, results of a research demonstrate that the American consumers aren't strongly disturbed by protectionist policy of administration of Donald Trump which has led to trade wars of the USA and China and also to tariff disputes of Washington with the EU, Canada and Mexico. Earlier Trump has announced

achievement of arrangements under the agreement on free trade with Mexico City.

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