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

The Business Climate Indicator for the Euro Area rose to 0.79 in December of 2016 from a downwardly revised 0.41 in November, reaching the highest since June of 2011. Managers' assessments of past production improved sharply, as did, to a lesser extent, their views on the future production, overall and export order books and the stocks of finished products. The general economic sentiment including consumers rose to 107.8 from 106.6. Business Confidence in the Euro Area averaged 0.01 from 1985 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 1.63 in April of 2007 and a record low of -3.58 in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-10-28 09:00 AM Oct 0.55 0.44 0.44 0.32
2016-11-29 10:00 AM Nov 0.42 0.56 0.57 0.46
2017-01-06 10:00 AM Dec 0.8 0.41 0.4 0.55
2017-01-30 10:00 AM Jan 0.8 0.81
2017-02-27 10:00 AM Feb 0.84
2017-03-30 09:00 AM Mar 0.95




Euro Area Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 0.79 0.41 1.63 -3.58 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.90 53.70 59.00 33.50 [+]
Services PMI 53.70 53.80 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 54.40 53.90 54.40 45.70 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.20 0.80 9.20 -21.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.50 0.10 2.60 -4.20 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.70 0.50 10.00 -22.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.30 81.60 85.30 69.60 percent [+]
Changes In Inventories -0.04 -1.52 25.85 -26.95 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 23.20 18.10 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Car Registrations 895.00 872.00 1130.00 669.00 Thousand [+]
Mining Production 4.70 0.30 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 January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.79 0.41 1.63 -3.58 1985 - 2016 Monthly



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Albania -0.10 Dec/16
Angola -32.00 Sep/16
Armenia 51.00 Jun/16
Australia 5.00 Nov/16
Austria -1.80 Dec/16
Bangladesh 9.96 Dec/14
Belgium -0.20 Dec/16
Brazil 50.10 Jan/17
Bulgaria 17.20 Dec/16
Canada 60.80 Dec/16
Cape Verde 0.00 Sep/16
Chile 41.49 Dec/16
China 51.40 Dec/16
Colombia -4.00 Nov/16
Croatia 5.10 Dec/16
Cyprus 114.70 Dec/16
Czech Republic 97.10 Dec/16
Denmark -1.00 Dec/16
Ecuador 1192.60 Nov/16
Estonia 103.90 Dec/16
Euro Area 0.79 Dec/16
European Union 109.10 Dec/16
Finland 2.40 Dec/16
France 106.00 Dec/16
Georgia 25.00 Sep/16
Germany 111.00 Dec/16
Greece 94.60 Dec/16
Hong Kong -1.00 Mar/17
Hungary 3.70 Dec/16
India 57.20 Jun/16
Indonesia 107.89 Sep/16
Ireland 16.00 Dec/16
Israel 19.40 Dec/16
Italy 103.50 Dec/16
Japan 10.00 Dec/16
Kazakhstan 2.00 Dec/16
Latvia -6.50 Dec/16
Lithuania -6.60 Dec/16
Luxembourg 108.00 Dec/16
Macedonia 26.10 Dec/16
Malaysia 83.90 Sep/16
Maldives -21.00 Sep/16
Malta 115.50 Dec/16
Mauritius 93.00 Sep/16
Mexico 51.80 Dec/16
Mozambique 90.20 Nov/16
Netherlands 4.70 Dec/16
New Caledonia 79.90 Jun/16
New Zealand 21.70 Dec/16
Nigeria -29.00 Dec/16
Norway -5.00 Sep/16
Peru 61.00 Oct/16
Philippines 39.80 Dec/16
Poland -2.60 Dec/16
Portugal 1.20 Dec/16
Qatar 20.40 Jun/16
Romania 1.00 Dec/16
Russia -8.00 Dec/16
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Sierra Leone 66.10 Dec/13
Singapore 4.00 Sep/16
Slovakia 4.70 Dec/16
Slovenia 7.00 Dec/16
South Africa 38.00 Dec/16
South Korea 72.00 Dec/16
Spain -2.80 Dec/16
Sri Lanka 102.00 Sep/16
Sweden 111.60 Dec/16
Switzerland 102.20 Dec/16
Thailand 50.30 Dec/16
Turkey 98.40 Dec/16
Uganda 53.95 Dec/16
Ukraine 108.70 Dec/16
United Kingdom -8.00 Dec/16
United States 54.70 Dec/16