Looking ahead, IPPR says given the metal future prices, vehicle sales and the rising NSX local index, the business climate
is set to remain positive for the next six months.
California leads the ranking of "least favorable" business climates, followed by New York and Massachusetts.
Corporate executives identified California, New York, and Massachusetts as having the "least favorable" business climates in America.
The respondents were also asked to name the European countries with the best and worst business climates.
When asked to name three states that have the most favorable business climate among all U.