Germany Ifo Business Climate Index  1991-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Ifo Business Climate Index for Germany was unchanged at 110.4 in November 2016, compared to October's revised figure and slightly below market expectations of 110.5. It stood at its strongest level since May 2014, as sentiment improved among constructors, wholesalers and retailers but worsened for manufacturers. Current conditions increased (115.6 from 115.1 in October) while future expectations deteriorated (105.5 from 105.9). Business Confidence in Germany averaged 101.90 from 1991 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 115.40 in February of 2011 and a record low of 84.60 in December of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-09-26 08:00 AM Sep 109.5 106.3 106.4 106.8
2016-10-25 08:00 AM Oct 110.5 109.5 109.5 110.4
2016-11-24 09:00 AM Nov 110.4 110.4 110.5 109.9
2016-12-19 09:00 AM Dec 108.4
2017-01-25 09:00 AM Jan
2017-02-23 09:00 AM Feb




Germany Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 110.40 110.40 115.40 84.60 [+]
Services PMI 55.00 54.20 60.30 41.30 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.30 55.00 62.70 32.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 54.90 55.10 56.40 50.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.20 2.40 14.90 -22.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.80 3.00 4.00 -6.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.60 2.80 15.50 -24.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 85.70 84.70 88.70 70.20 percent [+]
New Orders 110.90 111.60 119.00 9.70 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders -0.60 0.90 27.10 -15.70 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -6.84 -7.40 9.57 -11.49 EUR Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 1789.00 1805.00 3755.00 416.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 182.62 194.63 194.63 90.93 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 13.80 6.20 89.60 -63.90 [+]
Car Production 472800.00 528500.00 583399.00 265542.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 276567.00 262724.00 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 79.00 82.70 73.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 10.00 12.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Mining Production -4.10 -3.40 46.60 -30.40 percent [+]
Steel Production 3505.83 3245.66 4744.00 907.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]



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 December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
110.40 110.40 115.40 84.60 1991 - 2016 Monthly



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