Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany rose to 12.8 in March 2017 from 10.4 in the previous month but below market consensus of 13.1. While industrial production and exports witnessed a positive development, the figures for incoming orders and retail sales were less favourable. The political risks resulting from upcoming elections in a number of EU countries are keeping uncertainty surrounding the economy at a relatively high level. 21.6 percent of the analysts surveyed expect to see a pickup in economic activity in the coming six months while the vast majority of experts (69.6 percent) expect the economic development to remain unchanged and 8.8 percent expect economic growth to deteriorate. Also, the assessment of the current situation improved by 0.9 points to 77.3. Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Germany averaged 23.99 from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 89.60 in January of 2000 and a record low of -63.90 in July of 2008.

Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index
Receive the next reported value for Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index in you Inbox



We will not not share your email with third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Please Paste this Code in your Website
Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-01-17 10:00 AM Jan 16.6 13.8 18.3 15.1
2017-02-14 10:00 AM Feb 10.4 16.6 15 14.8
2017-03-14 10:00 AM Mar 12.8 10.4 13.1 11.9
2017-04-11 09:00 AM Apr 12.8 14.07
2017-05-16 09:00 AM May 15.35
2017-06-13 09:00 AM Jun 16.44




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 Zew Economic Sentiment Index Notes

In Germany, the ZEW Economic Sentiment Index measures the level of optimism that analysts have about current economic situation and expected economic developments for the next 6 months. The survey covers up to 350 experts from banks, insurance companies and financial departments of selected corporations.Participants are asked about their six-months expectations concerning the economy, inflation rates, interest rates, stock markets and exchange rates. The index is constructed as the difference between the percentage share of analysts that are optimistic and the percentage of analysts that are pessimistic about the development of the economy. The ZEW indicator measures the confidence on a scale of -100 (all analysts are unhappy with the current developments and expect the conditions to deteriorate) up to 100 (all analysts are satisfied with the current situation and expect it to improve). A 0 value indicates neutrality. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.80 10.40 89.60 -63.90 1991 - 2017 Monthly



Last
Euro Area 25.60 Mar/17
France 9.00 Mar/17
Germany 12.80 Mar/17
Italy 0.50 Mar/17
Switzerland 19.40 Feb/17
United Kingdom -45.70 Mar/17