Euro Area Business Confidence  1985-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Business Climate Indicator for the Euro Area stood at 0.82 in March 2017, the same as in February and below market expectations of a 0.9 reading. It remained at its highest level since June 2011, as managers' views on the level of overall and export order books, past and expected production, as well as the stocks of finished products, remained virtually unchanged. Business Confidence in the Euro Area averaged 0 from 1985 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 1.53 in April of 2007 and a record low of -3.90 in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-01-30 10:00 AM Jan 0.77 0.77 0.8 0.84
2017-02-27 10:00 AM Feb 0.82 0.76 0.79 0.56
2017-03-30 09:00 AM Mar 0.82 0.82 0.9 0.83
2017-04-27 09:00 AM Apr 0.82 0.82 0.85
2017-05-30 09:00 AM May 0.77
2017-06-29 09:00 AM Jun 0.72




Euro Area Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Services PMI 56.20 56.00 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Business Confidence 0.82 0.82 1.53 -3.90 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.80 56.20 59.00 33.50 [+]
Composite Pmi 56.70 56.40 56.70 45.70 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.20 0.20 9.20 -21.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.30 0.30 2.70 -4.10 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.90 -0.80 10.10 -22.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.50 82.30 85.30 69.60 percent [+]
Changes In Inventories 4.26 0.55 25.97 -26.91 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 26.30 25.60 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Car Registrations 903.62 908.00 1130.00 669.00 Thousand [+]
Mining Production 0.70 5.90 42.30 -26.60 percent [+]


Euro Area Business Confidence Notes

In Euro Area, the Business Climate Indicator measures the current situation of the businesses and its future prospects. The survey is made by phone and covers 23 000 companies in the Euro Area. The questionnaire focuses on: production trends in recent months, order books, export order books, stocks and production expectations. The indicator is computed through the estimation of a factor-model and summarises the common information contained in the surveys. A rise in the indicator will point to an upswing in activity and an improvement in the business climate. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Business Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.82 0.82 1.53 -3.90 1985 - 2017 Monthly
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