Canada Business Confidence  1999-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The seasonally adjusted Ivey PMI in Canada decreased to 53.8 in May 2017 from 62.4 in the previous month and way below market expectations of 62. It was the weakest reading since August 2016, driven lower prices (51.3 from 70.9 in April); employment (50.4 from 53.7) and supplier deliveries (44.6 from 49.1). On the other hand, inventories went up (56.5 from 46.5). Business Confidence in Canada averaged 56.84 from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 75 in May of 2006 and a record low of 36.10 in January of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-07 02:00 PM Mar 61.1 55.0 56.3 56.15
2017-05-05 02:00 PM Apr 62.4 61.1 62.3 56.8
2017-06-06 02:00 PM May 53.8 62.4 62 62
2017-07-07 02:00 PM Jun 53.8 61
2017-08-04 02:00 PM Jul 60
2017-09-07 02:00 PM Aug 61




Canada Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 53.80 62.40 75.00 36.10 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.10 55.90 56.30 47.50 [+]
Industrial Production 5.10 2.58 11.37 -15.24 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.10 -0.59 3.36 -3.49 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.60 1.30 12.88 -17.31 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 83.30 81.80 87.30 72.70 percent [+]
New Orders 55339795.00 55417493.00 62785328.00 14816411.00 CAD THO [+]
Changes in Inventories 12324.00 -2522.00 21415.00 -18847.00 CAD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 276.00 229.00 872.00 177.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 73337.00 69408.00 77544.00 -758.00 CAD Million [+]
Car Registrations 200291.00 190744.00 203557.00 19807.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.50 0.00 1.20 -1.40 percent [+]
Mining Production 8.30 6.32 17.48 -16.33 percent [+]
Steel Production 1080.00 1140.00 1534.00 349.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.27 5.31 5.37 5.20 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 15.00 13.00 15.00 9.00 [+]
Corruption Index 82.00 83.00 92.00 81.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 9.00 9.00 14.00 5.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 22.00 20.00 22.00 8.00 [+]


Canada Business Confidence Notes

The Ivey Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is an economic index which measures the month to month variation in economic activity as indicated by a panel of purchasing managers from across Canada, and is prepared by the Ivey Business School at Western University. The PMI includes both the public and private sectors and is based on month end data Ivey PMI panel members indicate whether their organizations activity is higher than, the same as, or lower than the previous month across the following five categories: purchases, employment, inventories, supplier deliveries and prices.A headline value above 50 indicates an increase in purchases from the previous month and a value below 50 indicates a decrease. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Business Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
53.80 62.40 75.00 36.10 1999 - 2017 Monthly



business confidence by Country

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Australia 7.00 May/17
Brazil 51.90 Jun/17
Canada 53.80 May/17
China 51.20 May/17
Euro Area 0.90 May/17
France 108.00 Jun/17
Germany 114.60 May/17
India 57.20 Jun/16
Indonesia 103.42 Mar/17
Italy 106.90 May/17
Japan 12.00 Mar/17
Mexico 47.55 May/17
Netherlands 6.10 May/17
Russia -1.00 Jun/17
South Korea 82.00 May/17
Spain 0.50 May/17
Switzerland 101.60 May/17
Turkey 112.40 Jun/17
United Kingdom 1.00 Jun/17
United States 54.90 May/17