Business Confidence in European Union decreased to 3 Index Points in October from 4.50 Index Points in September of 2018. Business Confidence in European Union averaged -5.45 Index Points from 1985 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 9.20 Index Points in January of 2018 and a record low of -38.30 Index Points in March of 2009.

Business Confidence in European Union is expected to be 5.10 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 European Union to stand at 4.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the European Union Industry Confidence is projected to trend around 2.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

European Union Industry Confidence
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European Union Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Industrial Production Mom -0.20 0.80 2.70 -3.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.40 1.60 9.80 -19.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production 1.10 1.30 8.90 -19.20 percent [+]
Mining Production -8.10 -6.00 21.60 -18.90 percent [+]
Steel Production 13945.25 12592.79 19178.00 8457.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Business Confidence 3.00 4.50 9.20 -38.30 Index Points [+]
Capacity Utilization 83.40 83.80 85.10 69.90 percent [+]
Changes In Inventories 25527.50 11018.30 34139.80 -32173.00 EUR Million [+]


European Union Industry Confidence

In the European Union, the business confidence refers to the sentiment among manufacturers. This page provides the latest reported value for - European Union Economic Sentiment Indicator - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. European Union Industry Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.00 4.50 9.20 -38.30 1985 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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Country Last
Australia 4.00 Oct/18
Brazil 53.70 Oct/18
Canada 61.80 Oct/18
China 50.20 Oct/18
Euro Area 1.01 Oct/18
France 104.00 Oct/18
Germany 102.80 Oct/18
India 64.90 Jun/18
Indonesia 108.05 Sep/18
Italy 104.90 Oct/18
Japan 19.00 Sep/18
Mexico 50.70 Oct/18
Netherlands 5.90 Oct/18
Russia -5.00 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Singapore -1.00 Sep/18
South Africa 38.00 Sep/18
South Korea 71.00 Oct/18
Spain -2.50 Oct/18
Switzerland 100.10 Oct/18
Turkey 87.60 Oct/18
United Kingdom -16.00 Dec/18
United States 57.70 Oct/18


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