Euro Area Business Climate Indicator  1985-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The business climate indicator for the Euro Area fell slightly by 0.05 points to 1.39 in June 2018, in line with market expectations. Managers' appraisals of their overall and export order books worsened markedly, while their assessments of the past production and the stocks of finished products remained virtually unchanged. By contrast, managers' production expectations improved substantially. Business Confidence in the Euro Area averaged 0 Index Points from 1985 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1.64 Index Points in January of 2018 and a record low of -3.27 Index Points in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-27 09:00 AM Business Confidence 1.35 1.44 1.27 1.27
2018-05-30 09:00 AM Business Confidence 1.45 1.39 1.3 1.27
2018-06-28 09:00 AM Business Confidence 1.39 1.44 1.4 1.15
2018-07-30 09:00 AM Business Confidence 1.39 1.32
2018-08-30 09:00 AM Business Confidence 1.25
2018-09-27 09:00 AM Business Confidence 1.15


Euro Area Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 1.39 1.44 1.64 -3.27 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.90 55.50 60.60 33.50 [+]
Services PMI 55.20 53.80 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 54.90 54.10 58.80 45.70 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.40 1.70 9.20 -21.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.30 -0.80 3.30 -4.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.80 2.00 10.10 -21.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.40 84.40 85.30 69.60 percent [+]
Changes In Inventories 4.10 1.58 26.09 -27.04 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -18.70 -12.60 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Car Registrations 947.92 927.41 1130.00 669.00 Thousand [+]
Mining Production -0.90 -10.20 42.30 -26.80 percent [+]


Euro Area Business Climate Indicator

In Euro Area, the Business Climate Indicator measures the current situation of the businesses and its future prospects. The survey is made by phone and covers 23 000 companies in the Euro Area. The questionnaire focuses on: production trends in recent months, order books, export order books, stocks and production expectations. The indicator is computed through the estimation of a factor-model and summarises the common information contained in the surveys. A rise in the indicator will point to an upswing in activity and an improvement in the business climate. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Business Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Business Climate Indicator - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.39 1.44 1.64 -3.27 1985 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 6.00 Jun/18
Brazil 49.60 Jun/18
Canada 63.10 Jun/18
China 51.50 Jun/18
Euro Area 1.39 Jun/18
France 110.00 Jun/18
Germany 101.80 Jun/18
India 59.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 106.28 Mar/18
Italy 106.90 Jun/18
Japan 21.00 Jun/18
Mexico 48.70 Jun/18
Netherlands 7.70 Jun/18
Russia -2.00 Jun/18
South Korea 80.00 Jun/18
Spain 0.20 Jun/18
Switzerland 101.70 Jun/18
Turkey 104.60 Jun/18
United Kingdom -4.00 Jun/18
United States 60.20 Jun/18


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