Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index  1991-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany fell sharply by 26 points to -6.8 in July 2016 from a 10-month high of 19.2 in June, way below market consensus of 9. It was the lowest reading since November 2012, due to uncertainty about the Brexit vote's consequences for the German economy. Meanwhile, the assessment of the current situation dropped to 49.8 from 54.5 in the previous month while economists had forecast the index to decline to 51.8. Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Germany averaged 24.31 from 1991 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 89.60 in January of 2000 and a record low of -63.90 in July of 2008. Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Germany is reported by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW).

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-6.80 19.20 89.60 -63.90 1991 - 2016 Monthly
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 financial and economic analysts. 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. Therefore, 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 July of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-05-24 09:00 AM May 6.4 11.2 12 12.9
2016-06-21 09:00 AM Jun 19.2 6.4 4.7 4.5
2016-07-19 09:00 AM Jul -6.8 19.2 9.1 11.5
2016-08-16 09:00 AM Aug -6.8 1.7
2016-09-13 09:00 AM Sep 5.1
2016-10-11 09:00 AM Oct 9.6

Germany Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 108.30 108.70 115.40 84.60 [+]
Services PMI 54.60 53.70 60.30 41.30 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.70 54.50 62.70 32.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 55.30 54.40 56.40 50.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.40 0.80 14.90 -22.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.30 0.50 4.00 -6.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.50 1.60 15.50 -24.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.70 84.40 88.70 70.20 percent [+]
New Orders 110.50 110.40 119.00 9.70 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders 0.00 -1.90 27.10 -15.70 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -9.73 -8.49 9.22 -11.53 EUR Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 1882.00 1902.00 3755.00 416.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 182.56 180.39 182.56 90.93 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -6.80 19.20 89.60 -63.90 [+]
Car Production 565000.00 450300.00 583399.00 265542.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 339563.00 286931.00 552865.00 43460.00 Cars [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.53 5.48 5.53 5.37 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 4.00 5.00 7.00 4.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 15.00 15.00 27.00 15.00 [+]
Corruption Index 81.00 79.00 82.70 73.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 10.00 12.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Mining Production -4.60 -12.70 46.60 -30.40 percent [+]
Steel Production 3692.35 3858.00 4744.00 907.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]




Last
Euro Area -14.70 Jul/16
France -16.60 Jul/16
Germany -6.80 Jul/16
Italy -19.00 Jul/16
Switzerland 5.90 Jul/16
United Kingdom -77.20 Jul/16