Second Quarter GIBI Increases
August 3, 2015
The Georgia International Business Index (GIBI) Report is underwritten by the Manufacturing and Distribution Group of Smith & Howard, an Atlanta accounting and advisory firm, and is produced quarterly by the Econometric Center at Kennesaw State University.
Georgia’s International Business Index (GIBI) — rose by 2.3 points from 62.5 to 64.8 in the second quarter of 2015.
Highlights of the first quarter GIBI include:
Georgia International Business Index provides a snapshot of foreign manufacturing business activity in Georgia. Data on new orders, production employment and capital spending are collected and tallied into a diffusion index compiled from responses to the question: did your company experience an increase, decrease or no change during the past quarter? A GIBI reading above 50 indicates that more respondents are reporting increases than decreases.
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