Business Confidence | Forecast | 2016-2020

This page provides forecasts for Business Confidence including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions.

Last Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
United States 57.20 Mar/17   53.1 52.4 51.5 52 52
Euro Area 0.82 Mar/17   0.66 0.47 0.25 0.36 1.2
China 51.80 Mar/17   50.4 51.69 51 51.68 51
Japan 12.00 Mar/17   5 14.12 10 14.35 2
Germany 112.90 Apr/17   108 106 106 106 104
United Kingdom 1.00 Jun/17   10 6 4 7 2
France 108.00 Apr/17   101 102 103 104 108
India 57.20 Jun/16   55 54.5 56 56.8 59
Italy 107.10 Mar/17   106 103 104 105 112
Brazil 53.10 Apr/17   56.4 56.3 55.6 56 51
Canada 61.10 Mar/17   55.3 55 54 53.6 52
South Korea 79.00 Mar/17   80 79 79 82 83
Australia 6.00 Mar/17   4 6 8 5.9 6
Russia -2.00 Mar/17 -2 1 2 -1 4
Spain -1.00 Mar/17 -1 -1.6 -1.2 -0.6 -4
Mexico 46.22 Mar/17   46 48 49 50 53.5
Indonesia 106.70 Dec/16   110 109 107 105 108
Last Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Albania -0.10 Mar/17   -5.2 -4.5 -2.8 -1.88 -5
Angola -32.00 Sep/16   -28.87 -28.68 -29.06 -28.75 -28.76
Armenia 51.00 Jun/16   52.54 52.58 52.64 52.66 52.45
Australia 6.00 Mar/17   4 6 8 5.9 6
Austria 2.40 Mar/17   -6.4 4.72 -7.9 5.26 -3.7
Bangladesh 9.96 Dec/14   10 11 12 11 14
Belgium -0.80 Apr/17   -0.86 -0.77 -0.76 -0.76 -0.75
Brazil 53.10 Apr/17   56.4 56.3 55.6 56 51
Bulgaria 27.60 Mar/17   27.88 28.24 28.27 28.31 28.32
Canada 61.10 Mar/17   55.3 55 54 53.6 52
Cape Verde 5.00 Mar/17   2.48 -0.1 -1.29 -0.68 0.78
Chile 45.12 Mar/17   45.06 45.08 45.08 45.08 45.08
China 51.80 Mar/17   50.4 51.69 51 51.68 51
Colombia -0.10 Feb/17   -0.92 -1.63 -1.22 -1.45 -1.37
Croatia 12.80 Mar/17   4.3 14.86 -2 15.48 -5
Cyprus 115.80 Mar/17   110 115 109 115 103
Czech Republic 95.10 Apr/17   94.91 94.65 94.53 94.48 94.42
Denmark -1.00 Mar/17   -3 -0.95 -5 -0.94 -6
Ecuador 1170.90 Feb/17   1171 1170 1169 1168 1160
Estonia 105.40 Mar/17   105 105 105 105 105
Euro Area 0.82 Mar/17   0.66 0.47 0.25 0.36 1.2
European Union 1.80 Mar/17   1.02 -0.69 -2.71 -4.57 -5.23
Finland 3.90 Mar/17   5.32 6.25 6.72 6.97 7.27
France 108.00 Apr/17   101 102 103 104 108
Georgia 17.50 Mar/17   4.81 8.84 6.02 13 3.08
Germany 112.90 Apr/17   108 106 106 106 104
Greece 93.40 Mar/17   95.2 97.1 98 98.8 105
Hong Kong 5.00 Jun/17   4 5.07 6.84 3.65 5.83
Hungary 4.70 Mar/17   4.89 4.93 4.94 4.94 4.94
India 57.20 Jun/16   55 54.5 56 56.8 59
Indonesia 106.70 Dec/16   110 109 107 105 108
Ireland 16.00 Dec/16   20 27 32 36 59
Israel 20.00 Mar/17   17 16.5 15.9 18.55 20.4
Italy 107.10 Mar/17   106 103 104 105 112
Japan 12.00 Mar/17   5 14.12 10 14.35 2
Kazakhstan 6.00 Mar/17   8 7 5 7 9
Latvia 1.80 Mar/17   -0.45 -0.07 0.05 -0.17 -0.04
Lithuania 0.00 Mar/17   -1.28 -1.13 -1.18 -1.15 -1.16
Luxembourg 112.40 Mar/17   112 113 113 113 113
Macedonia 25.10 Mar/17   21.5 24.56 17.2 24.55 5.5
Malaysia 112.70 Mar/17   115 108 105 110 108
Maldives 49.00 Dec/16   42 35 22 31 -2.67
Malta 113.80 Mar/17   114 114 114 114 114
Mauritius 97.50 Dec/16   98.9 96.49 98.44 98.13 98.44
Mexico 46.22 Mar/17   46 48 49 50 53.5
Mozambique 92.60 Jan/17   98 92.59 92.53 92.54 92.54
Netherlands 7.80 Mar/17   4.8 8.36 4.5 8.39 2.9
New Caledonia 88.60 Dec/16   90.34 89.63 86.45 85.71 87.92
New Zealand 11.30 Mar/17   11.05 9.55 8.48 7.61 4.44
Nigeria -29.00 Dec/16   -11 -9 -8 -31.62 3.18
Norway 1.10 Mar/17   2.5 3.6 4.02 4.23 2.62
Peru 44.00 Mar/17   42.41 46.13 50.27 52.67 52.44
Philippines 39.40 Mar/17   46 45 41 43 51.7
Poland 6.40 Mar/17   4.8 5.6 7.7 8.6 8
Portugal 1.60 Mar/17   1.1 1.3 0.9 1 1.1
Qatar 20.20 Sep/16   22.98 21.79 22.03 21.87 22.73
Romania 0.90 Mar/17   0.85 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.86
Russia -2.00 Mar/17 -2 1 2 -1 4
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16   1 3 5 1 12
Sierra Leone 66.10 Dec/13   63.84 63.81 63.79 63.78 63.71
Singapore 2.00 Dec/16   3 6 2 1 7
Slovakia 4.00 Mar/17   3.4 6.13 6.4 6.17 0.5
Slovenia 9.00 Apr/17   7 9.14 5 9.08 2
South Africa 40.00 Mar/17   39 42 45 39.84 45
South Korea 79.00 Mar/17   80 79 79 82 83
Spain -1.00 Mar/17 -1 -1.6 -1.2 -0.6 -4
Sri Lanka 102.00 Dec/16   81.56 86.15 87.93 80.56 48.52
Sweden 108.50 Mar/17   108 108 107 107 107
Switzerland 107.60 Mar/17   104 108 105 108 101
Thailand 52.60 Mar/17   49.9 51.4 50.5 51 52
Turkey 111.20 Apr/17   106 106 107 107 104
Uganda 55.20 Mar/17   58 57.2 56 58.6 57.7
Ukraine 113.30 Mar/17   113 111 111 110 108
United Kingdom 1.00 Jun/17   10 6 4 7 2
United States 57.20 Mar/17   53.1 52.4 51.5 52 52