Canada Business Confidence  1999-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The seasonally adjusted Ivey PMI in Canada increased to 62.4 in April 2017 from 61.1 in the previous month and above market expectations of 62.3. It was the highest reading since January 2016. Prices rose sharply (70.9 from 57 in March) while employment grew at a slower pace (53.7 from 53.9). On the other hand, both inventories (46.5 from 61.7) and supplier deliveries (49.1 from 49.9) fell. Business Confidence in Canada averaged 56.84 from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 75 in May of 2006 and a record low of 36.10 in January of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-07 03:00 PM Feb 55.0 57.2 58.9 55.51
2017-04-07 02:00 PM Mar 61.1 55.0 56.3 56.15
2017-05-05 02:00 PM Apr 62.4 61.1 62.3 56.8
2017-06-06 02:00 PM May 62.4 62
2017-07-07 02:00 PM Jun 61
2017-08-04 02:00 PM Jul 60




Canada Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 62.40 61.10 75.00 36.10 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.90 55.50 56.30 47.50 [+]
Industrial Production 3.23 2.96 11.37 -15.24 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.42 1.39 3.36 -3.49 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.61 2.39 12.88 -17.31 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.20 81.60 87.30 72.70 percent [+]
New Orders 55417493.00 54255964.00 62785328.00 14816411.00 CAD THO [+]
Changes in Inventories -4365.00 7353.00 21415.00 -18847.00 CAD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 229.00 177.00 872.00 177.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 62880.00 67272.00 77375.00 -758.00 CAD Million [+]
Car Registrations 190744.00 125284.00 203557.00 19807.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.00 0.60 1.22 -1.38 percent [+]
Mining Production 6.42 5.87 17.48 -16.33 percent [+]
Steel Production 1275.00 1030.00 1534.00 349.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.27 5.31 5.37 5.20 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 15.00 13.00 15.00 9.00 [+]
Corruption Index 82.00 83.00 92.00 81.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 9.00 9.00 14.00 5.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 22.00 20.00 22.00 8.00 [+]


Canada Business Confidence Notes

The Ivey Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is an economic index which measures the month to month variation in economic activity as indicated by a panel of purchasing managers from across Canada, and is prepared by the Ivey Business School at Western University. The PMI includes both the public and private sectors and is based on month end data Ivey PMI panel members indicate whether their organizations activity is higher than, the same as, or lower than the previous month across the following five categories: purchases, employment, inventories, supplier deliveries and prices.A headline value above 50 indicates an increase in purchases from the previous month and a value below 50 indicates a decrease. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Business Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
62.40 61.10 75.00 36.10 1999 - 2017 Monthly



business confidence by Country

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Australia 13.00 Apr/17
Brazil 53.70 May/17
Canada 62.40 Apr/17
China 51.20 Apr/17
Euro Area 1.09 Apr/17
France 108.00 Apr/17
Germany 112.90 Apr/17
India 57.20 Jun/16
Indonesia 103.42 Mar/17
Italy 107.90 Apr/17
Japan 12.00 Mar/17
Mexico 46.70 Apr/17
Netherlands 8.30 Apr/17
Russia -1.00 Apr/17
South Korea 83.00 Apr/17
Spain 0.10 Apr/17
Switzerland 106.00 Apr/17
Turkey 111.20 Apr/17
United Kingdom 1.00 Jun/17
United States 54.80 Apr/17