Business Confidence | Forecast | 2016-2020

Last Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
United States 57.70 Feb/17   57 53.1 52.4 51.5 52
Euro Area 0.82 Feb/17   0.67 0.56 0.47 0.6 1.2
China 51.60 Feb/17   50.4 50.4 51.56 51 51
Japan 10.00 Dec/16   5 5 13.73 10 2
Germany 111.00 Feb/17   110 108 106 106 104
United Kingdom 15.00 Mar/17 15 -4 2 3 1
France 107.00 Feb/17   102 99 101 102 108
India 57.20 Jun/16   54.6 55 54.5 56 59
Italy 106.30 Feb/17   106 104 105 104 103
Brazil 54.00 Mar/17   53.5 56.4 56.3 55.6 51
Canada 55.00 Feb/17 55 55.3 55 54 52
South Korea 76.00 Feb/17   74 76 75 79 83
Australia 7.00 Feb/17   4 4 6 8 6
Russia -2.00 Feb/17   -3 -2 1 2 4
Spain 1.90 Feb/17   1.5 -1 1.5 -0.9 -4
Mexico 43.24 Feb/17   51.8 51.6 52 51.8 53.5
Indonesia 106.70 Dec/16   107 110 109 107 108
Last Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Albania -0.10 Dec/16   -4.8 -5.2 -4.5 -2.8 -5
Angola -32.00 Sep/16   -28.58 -28.87 -28.68 -29.06 -28.76
Armenia 51.00 Jun/16   51.61 51.91 52.28 52.54 52.45
Australia 7.00 Feb/17   4 4 6 8 6
Austria 1.10 Feb/17   -6.4 -6.4 2.39 -7.9 -3.7
Bangladesh 9.96 Dec/14   12 10 11 12 14
Belgium -1.10 Feb/17   -1.11 -1.5 -1.68 -1.69 -1.7
Brazil 54.00 Mar/17   53.5 56.4 56.3 55.6 51
Bulgaria 25.50 Feb/17   26.42 26.57 26.75 26.76 26.78
Canada 55.00 Feb/17 55 55.3 55 54 52
Cape Verde 4.00 Dec/16   3.49 0.57 -2.15 -2.77 -0.53
Chile 45.98 Feb/17   45.69 45.55 45.57 45.56 45.56
China 51.60 Feb/17   50.4 50.4 51.56 51 51
Colombia 1.90 Jan/17   -0.01 -0.3 -0.22 -0.19 -0.21
Croatia 6.00 Feb/17   4.3 4.3 7.18 -2 -5
Cyprus 113.30 Feb/17   110 110 114 109 103
Czech Republic 95.90 Feb/17   96.24 96.29 96.3 96.29 96.28
Denmark -2.00 Feb/17 -2 -3 -1.96 -5 -6
Ecuador 1177.50 Jan/17   1178 1180 1182 1183 1193
Estonia 106.50 Feb/17   107 108 108 108 108
Euro Area 0.82 Feb/17   0.67 0.56 0.47 0.6 1.2
European Union 108.90 Feb/17   109 108 107 105 102
Finland 1.50 Feb/17   2.86 4.18 4.87 5.22 5.62
France 107.00 Feb/17   102 99 101 102 108
Georgia 17.50 Mar/17   13.6 4.81 8.84 6.02 3.08
Germany 111.00 Feb/17   110 108 106 106 104
Greece 92.90 Feb/17   95.9 96.8 97.1 98 105
Hong Kong -1.00 Mar/17   -12 -12 0.69 2.22 2.85
Hungary 4.50 Feb/17   4.66 4.85 4.9 4.9 4.91
India 57.20 Jun/16   54.6 55 54.5 56 59
Indonesia 106.70 Dec/16   107 110 109 107 108
Ireland 16.00 Dec/16   25 20 27 32 59
Israel 21.30 Feb/17   17.5 17 16.5 15.9 20.4
Italy 106.30 Feb/17   106 104 105 104 103
Japan 10.00 Dec/16   5 5 13.73 10 2
Kazakhstan 2.00 Dec/16   5.38 5.91 5.66 5.46 5.68
Latvia 0.30 Feb/17   0.62 -1.42 -1.02 -0.93 -1.01
Lithuania -2.90 Feb/17   -3.3 -4.14 -3.83 -3.94 -3.91
Luxembourg 108.50 Feb/17   110 110 110 110 110
Macedonia 25.30 Feb/17   21.5 21.5 24.77 17.2 5.5
Malaysia 81.20 Dec/16   82 90 95 97 108
Maldives 49.00 Dec/16   55 42 35 22 -2.67
Malta 115.30 Feb/17   116 116 116 116 116
Mauritius 97.50 Dec/16   97.44 98.9 96.49 98.44 98.44
Mexico 43.24 Feb/17   51.8 51.6 52 51.8 53.5
Mozambique 92.60 Jan/17   98 98 92.59 92.53 92.54
Netherlands 7.00 Feb/17   4.8 4.8 7.53 4.5 2.9
New Caledonia 88.60 Dec/16   92 90.34 89.63 86.45 87.92
New Zealand 16.60 Feb/17   16.65 14.27 12.25 10.65 4.67
Nigeria -29.00 Dec/16   -16 -11 -9 -8 3.18
Norway 0.00 Dec/16   -0.22 1.18 2.56 3.28 2.73
Peru 57.00 Jan/17   55.59 54.98 55 55.22 55.47
Philippines 39.40 Mar/17 39.4 46 45 41 51.7
Poland 4.50 Feb/17   4 9 3.82 13 8
Portugal 1.30 Feb/17   1.2 1.1 1.3 0.9 1.1
Qatar 20.20 Sep/16   22.46 22.98 21.79 22.03 22.73
Romania 0.70 Feb/17   0.76 0.71 0.71 0.71 0.71
Russia -2.00 Feb/17   -3 -2 1 2 4
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16   5 7 4 3 12
Sierra Leone 66.10 Dec/13   63.86 63.84 63.81 63.79 63.71
Singapore -14.00 Dec/16   1 3 5 2 7
Slovakia 11.70 Feb/17   3.4 3.4 8.46 6.4 0.5
Slovenia 11.00 Feb/17   7 7 11.99 5 2
South Africa 40.00 Mar/17 40 39 42 45 45
South Korea 76.00 Feb/17   74 76 75 79 83
Spain 1.90 Feb/17   1.5 -1 1.5 -0.9 -4
Sri Lanka 102.00 Dec/16   91.57 81.56 86.15 87.93 48.52
Sweden 109.00 Feb/17   110 110 110 110 110
Switzerland 107.20 Feb/17   104 104 108 105 101
Thailand 50.10 Feb/17   50.8 49.9 51.4 50.5 52
Turkey 105.30 Feb/17   105 95.4 97.2 100 104
Uganda 54.28 Feb/17   59.6 58 57.2 56 57.7
Ukraine 108.70 Dec/16   108 107 106 106 106
United Kingdom 15.00 Mar/17 15 -4 2 3 1
United States 57.70 Feb/17   57 53.1 52.4 51.5 52


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. 3/23/2017