Canada Business Confidence  1999-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Ivey PMI for Canada fell to 50.4 in September of 2018 from 61.9 in August, well below market expectations of 62.3. It was the lowest reading since May of 2016, as employment (51.6 from 59.6 in August) and inventories (51.8 from 53) declined. Also, price pressures weakened (68.8 from 71.5). Meanwhile, supplier deliveries rose to 47.5 from 45.3 in the previous month. Business Confidence in Canada averaged 57.08 Index Points from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 75 Index Points in May of 2006 and a record low of 36.10 Index Points in January of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-07 02:00 PM Ivey PMI s.a 61.8 63.1 64.2 63
2018-09-07 02:00 PM Ivey PMI s.a 61.9 61.8 61.4 59.83
2018-10-04 02:00 PM Ivey PMI s.a 50.4 61.9 62.3 61.5
2018-11-07 03:00 PM Ivey PMI s.a 50.4 61.1
2018-12-06 03:00 PM Ivey PMI s.a 60.8


Canada Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 50.40 61.90 75.00 36.10 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.80 56.80 57.10 47.50 [+]
Industrial Production 3.04 2.93 11.37 -15.24 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.65 0.04 3.36 -3.49 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.82 1.05 12.88 -17.31 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 85.50 83.70 87.30 72.70 percent [+]
New Orders 59291805.00 58632960.00 62768223.00 14816411.00 CAD THO [+]
Changes in Inventories 14112.00 15849.00 21415.00 -18847.00 CAD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 190.00 196.00 872.00 177.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 76692.00 78757.00 84849.00 -758.00 CAD Million [+]
Car Registrations 185214.00 179590.00 220436.00 19807.00 Units [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.20 0.00 1.20 -1.40 percent [+]
Internet Speed 16205.66 14855.09 16205.66 3293.95 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 15582991.00 15135509.00 15582991.00 8092964.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 1020.00 1020.00 1534.00 349.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 4.47 5.69 20.65 -16.33 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 79.92 80.00 80.00 5.20 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 12.00 10.00 15.00 9.00 [+]
Corruption Index 82.00 82.00 92.00 81.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 8.00 9.00 14.00 5.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 18.00 22.00 22.00 8.00 [+]


Canada Business Confidence

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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
50.40 61.90 75.00 36.10 1999 - 2018 Index Points Monthly




business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 6.00 Sep/18
Brazil 53.70 Oct/18
Canada 50.40 Sep/18
China 50.80 Sep/18
Euro Area 1.21 Sep/18
France 107.00 Sep/18
Germany 103.70 Sep/18
India 64.90 Jun/18
Indonesia 112.82 Jun/18
Italy 105.70 Sep/18
Japan 19.00 Sep/18
Mexico 50.90 Sep/18
Netherlands 5.70 Sep/18
Russia -3.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Singapore 7.00 Jun/18
South Africa 38.00 Sep/18
South Korea 73.00 Sep/18
Spain -3.70 Sep/18
Switzerland 102.20 Sep/18
Turkey 89.60 Sep/18
United Kingdom -3.00 Sep/18
United States 59.80 Sep/18


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