IBC's 2019 Q1 Economic Outlook Survey Released

April 1, 2019


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The Iowa Business Council (IBC) has released its second-quarter Economic Outlook Survey for 2022. The report measures member expectations for sales, capital spending and employment for the next six months. 

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The Economic Outlook Survey has been completed by IBC members on a quarterly basis since 2004. The report provides insight regarding the projected trends for the state of Iowa, which can be used for business and economic planning. The reported trends have a state-wide impact, especially when considering that IBC companies have a presence in all 99 counties. read more

While the overall outlook remains strong, expectations leveled off in individual categories, which Joe Murphy, executive director of the Business Council, said was a result of what he called the "persistent and stubborn" issues related to the state’s labor shortage and supply chain bottlenecks.

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