Euro Area Business Confidence  1985-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Business Climate Indicator for the Euro Area fell to 0.42 in November of 2016 from an upwardly revised 0.56 in October, reaching the lowest in three months. Managers' assessments of past production deteriorated significantly, as did, to a lesser extent, their views on orders and stocks of finished products. In contrast, production expectations were unchanged. The general economic sentiment including consumers edged up to 106.5 from 106.4, the highest so far this year. 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)
2016-09-29 09:00 AM Sep 0.45 0.03 0.1 0.08
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 0.55
2017-01-27 10:00 AM Jan 0.55
2017-02-27 10:00 AM Feb 0.52




Euro Area Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 0.42 0.56 1.63 -3.58 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.70 53.50 59.00 33.50 [+]
Services PMI 53.80 52.80 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 53.90 53.30 54.30 45.70 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.20 2.20 9.20 -21.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.80 1.80 2.50 -4.20 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.30 2.50 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 15.80 12.30 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Car Registrations 849.00 893.00 1130.00 665.00 Thousand [+]
Mining Production 6.20 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 December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.42 0.56 1.63 -3.58 1985 - 2016 Monthly



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Albania 3.60 Sep/16
Angola -34.00 Jun/16
Armenia 51.00 Jun/16
Australia 4.00 Oct/16
Austria 0.50 Nov/16
Bangladesh 9.96 Dec/14
Belgium -1.80 Nov/16
Brazil 51.70 Nov/16
Bulgaria 14.30 Nov/16
Canada 56.80 Nov/16
Cape Verde 0.00 Sep/16
Chile 42.73 Oct/16
China 51.70 Nov/16
Colombia -5.50 Oct/16
Croatia 3.20 Nov/16
Cyprus 115.20 Nov/16
Czech Republic 97.50 Nov/16
Denmark -8.00 Nov/16
Ecuador 1168.40 Sep/16
Estonia 104.00 Oct/16
Euro Area 0.42 Nov/16
European Union 106.90 Oct/16
Finland -4.00 Nov/16
France 103.00 Nov/16
Georgia 25.00 Sep/16
Germany 110.40 Nov/16
Greece 92.40 Nov/16
Hong Kong 2.00 Dec/16
Hungary 2.80 Nov/16
India 57.20 Jun/16
Indonesia 107.89 Sep/16
Ireland 23.00 Sep/16
Israel 17.10 Nov/16
Italy 102.00 Nov/16
Japan 6.00 Sep/16
Kazakhstan 6.00 Sep/16
Latvia -6.00 Nov/16
Lithuania -8.30 Oct/16
Luxembourg 105.30 Nov/16
Macedonia 25.50 Oct/16
Malaysia 83.90 Sep/16
Maldives -21.00 Sep/16
Malta 114.60 Nov/16
Mauritius 93.00 Sep/16
Mexico 52.00 Nov/16
Mozambique 90.90 Oct/16
Netherlands 3.40 Nov/16
New Caledonia 79.90 Jun/16
New Zealand 20.50 Nov/16
Nigeria -24.10 Sep/16
Norway -5.00 Sep/16
Peru 61.00 Oct/16
Philippines 39.80 Dec/16
Poland -1.80 Nov/16
Portugal 1.20 Nov/16
Qatar 20.40 Mar/16
Romania 0.80 Nov/16
Russia -7.00 Nov/16
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Sierra Leone 66.10 Dec/13
Singapore 4.00 Sep/16
Slovakia -1.00 Nov/16
Slovenia 7.00 Nov/16
South Africa 38.00 Dec/16
South Korea 72.00 Nov/16
Spain 0.30 Nov/16
Sri Lanka 86.00 Jun/16
Sweden 107.20 Nov/16
Switzerland 102.20 Nov/16
Thailand 49.50 Nov/16
Turkey 103.70 Nov/16
Uganda 54.35 Nov/16
Ukraine 109.20 Sep/16
United Kingdom -8.00 Dec/16
United States 53.20 Nov/16