Germany Ifo Business Climate Index  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Ifo Business Climate Index for Germany increased to 112.3 in March 2017 from an upwardly revised 111.1 in February and above market expectations of 111. It was the highest reading since July of 2011. The index of current conditions increased further to 119.3 from 118.4 and above expectations of 118.3; and the gauge of future expectations also rose to 105.7 from 104.2 and above consensus of 104.3. Sentiment rose among manufacturers, constructors, and retailers but fell among wholesalers. Business Confidence in Germany averaged 101.87 from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 114.20 in November of 2010 and a record low of 83.70 in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-01-25 09:00 AM Jan 109.8 111 111.3 110.9
2017-02-22 09:00 AM Feb 111 109.9 109.6 109.6
2017-03-27 08:00 AM Mar 112.3 111.1 111 110.7
2017-04-24 08:00 AM Apr 112.3 112.56
2017-05-23 08:00 AM May 112.95
2017-06-26 08:00 AM Jun 113.38




Germany Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 112.30 111.10 114.20 83.70 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 58.30 56.80 62.70 32.00 [+]
Services PMI 55.60 54.40 60.30 41.30 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 57.00 56.10 57.00 50.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 0.00 -0.10 14.90 -22.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 2.80 -2.40 4.00 -6.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.60 -0.30 15.50 -24.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 86.00 85.70 88.70 70.20 percent [+]
New Orders 109.60 118.40 119.00 9.70 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders -7.40 5.20 27.10 -15.70 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -3.57 -5.72 9.57 -11.49 EUR Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 1740.00 1677.00 3755.00 416.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 183.83 182.35 194.72 91.01 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 12.80 10.40 89.60 -63.90 [+]
Car Production 492100.00 462900.00 583399.00 265542.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 243602.00 241399.00 552865.00 43460.00 Cars [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.57 5.53 5.57 5.37 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 5.00 4.00 7.00 4.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 17.00 14.00 27.00 14.00 [+]
Corruption Index 81.00 81.00 82.70 73.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 10.00 10.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Steel Production 3452.90 3648.55 4744.00 907.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 0.60 0.70 46.60 -30.40 percent [+]



Germany Ifo Business Climate Index Notes

In Germany, the IFO Business Climate Index measures entrepreneurs’ sentiment about current business situation and their expectations for the next 6 months. The survey is made by phone and covers 7 000 firms in manufacturing, construction, wholesaling and retailing industry. The Business Climate Balance is constructed as the difference between the percentage share of executives that are optimistic and the share that are pessimistic. This balance can take values between -100 (all responding firms assess their situation as poor and expect business to deteriorate) and +100 (all responding firms assessed their situation as good and expect an improvement in their business). For the calculation of the IFO Business Climate Index, the Balance is normalized to the average of a base year (currently 2005). This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Business Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Ifo Business Climate Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
112.30 111.10 114.20 83.70 1991 - 2017 Monthly



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