Albania’s industrial confidence index decreased to an over two-year low of -2.0 in the first quarter of 2019 from -1.3 in the previous period. Expectations deteriorated for production (33.6 from 41.1 in Q4) and employment (9.4 from 13.1). In addition, new orders (-20.1 from -11.3) and new export orders (-9.2 from -8.5) fell further. On the other hand, production over the past three months (9.1 from 1.7) was assessed more positively and the expected selling price increased (5.6 from 4.4). Business Confidence in Albania averaged -7.27 Index Points from 2002 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 4.80 Index Points in the third quarter of 2006 and a record low of -26.40 Index Points in the first quarter of 2009.

Business Confidence in Albania is expected to be -2.80 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Business Confidence in Albania to stand at -3.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Albania Business Confidence is projected to trend around -5.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-09 10:40 AM Business Confidence -1.4 2.2 0.9
2018-10-08 02:50 PM Business Confidence -1.6 -1.5 -1.7
2019-01-08 11:30 AM Business Confidence -1.3 -1 -2.5
2019-04-10 10:30 AM Business Confidence -2 -1.3 -2.6
2019-07-09 10:40 AM Business Confidence -2 -2.7
2019-10-08 02:50 PM Business Confidence -3.1


Albania Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -2.00 -1.30 4.80 -26.40 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 12.90 7.80 45.70 -25.80 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 128787.00 192706.26 192706.26 -38881.50 ALL Million [+]
Internet Speed 6792.76 6965.09 6965.09 811.24 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 122132.00 102515.00 122132.00 6336.00 IP [+]
Manufacturing Production 8.00 8.10 38.60 -18.00 percent [+]
Mining Production 19.70 7.10 102.20 -45.20 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 58.10 57.29 58.10 3.48 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 76.00 80.00 109.00 76.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 63.00 65.00 108.00 58.00 [+]
Corruption Index 36.00 38.00 39.00 23.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 99.00 91.00 126.00 81.00 [+]


Albania Business Confidence

In Albania, the Industrial Confidence Indicator measures entrepreneurs’ sentiment about production expectations, employment, order books and stocks of finished products. The Index is seasonally adjusted and varies between -100 and 100. The ICI equals -100 when there is extreme lack of confidence, 0 indicates neutrality and 100 extreme confidence. This page provides - Albania Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Albania Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.00 -1.30 4.80 -26.40 2002 - 2019 Index Points Quarterly




Country Last Previous
Australia 0.00 Mar/19
Brazil 61.90 Mar/19
Canada 54.30 Mar/19
China 50.50 Mar/19
Euro Area 0.53 Mar/19
France 102.00 Mar/19
Germany 99.60 Mar/19
India 113.50 Jun/19
Indonesia 104.71 Dec/18
Italy 100.60 Apr/19
Japan 12.00 Mar/19
Mexico 51.50 Mar/19
Netherlands 6.10 Mar/19
Russia -2.00 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Singapore -14.00 Dec/18
South Africa 28.00 Mar/19
South Korea 73.00 Mar/19
Spain -2.30 Mar/19
Switzerland 97.40 Mar/19
Turkey 102.10 Mar/19
United Kingdom -23.00 Mar/19
United States 55.30 Mar/19


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