Business Confidence - Forecast - 2018-2020

This page provides forecasts for Business Confidence including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions.


Last Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18
United States 59.10 Jan/18 54 54.3 52 54
Euro Area 1.54 Jan/18 1.02 0.98 0.95 1
China 51.30 Jan/18 50.9 51 51.6 51.4
Japan 25.00 Dec/17 24.65 22.19 18.4 12
Germany 115.40 Feb/18 116 116 116 112
United Kingdom 13.00 Mar/18 -7 6 5 4
France 112.00 Feb/18 114 110 109 105
India 59.70 Dec/17 56.8 55.9 56.5 57
Italy 109.90 Jan/18 112 112 111 111
Brazil 58.80 Feb/18 59 60 61 65
Canada 55.20 Jan/18 57 56.7 56.91 53
South Korea 77.00 Jan/18 82 83 78.49 82
Russia -3.00 Jan/18 -1 2 -2.69 3
Spain 3.70 Jan/18 -0.6 -0.3 0.99 -1
Australia 12.00 Jan/18 6 9 10 7
Mexico 50.40 Jan/18 50 50.1 51.49 52
Indonesia 111.02 Dec/17 101 109 110 109
Turkey 110.80 Feb/18 107 107 106 105
Last Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18
Albania -0.50 Dec/17 -1.66 -3.59 -5.07 -2.5
Angola -17.00 Sep/17 -8.95 -4.95 -1.22 1.85
Australia 12.00 Jan/18 6 9 10 7
Austria 10.10 Jan/18 9.88 6.37 3.17 -5.5
Belgium 1.90 Feb/18 1.54 0.57 -0.9 -2.32
Botswana 46.00 Dec/17 67 67 46.16 69
Brazil 58.80 Feb/18 59 60 61 65
Bulgaria 28.60 Jan/18 27.95 27.24 26.27 25.36
Canada 55.20 Jan/18 57 56.7 56.91 53
Cape Verde 16.00 Dec/17 16.21 14.48 11.06 8.9
Chile 53.79 Jan/18 52.52 52.73 52.79 52.84
China 51.30 Jan/18 50.9 51 51.6 51.4
Colombia 0.00 Jan/18 -4.7 -4.5 -2.14 -5
Croatia 15.90 Jan/18 13.8 13.16 11.79 -4
Cyprus 117.80 Jan/18 117 116 115 107
Czech Republic 96.90 Jan/18 96.57 96.05 95.6 95.21
Denmark -3.00 Jan/18 -2.35 -2.41 -2.02 -8
Ecuador 1274.00 Dec/17 1302 1320 1330 1334
Estonia 107.30 Jan/18 107 106 105 105
Euro Area 1.54 Jan/18 1.02 0.98 0.95 1
European Union 8.50 Jan/18 7.54 4.64 0.96 -2.58
Finland 15.90 Jan/18 15.31 12.15 9.42 7.25
France 112.00 Feb/18 114 110 109 105
Georgia 28.00 Dec/17 20.93 20.33 17.83 20.4
Germany 115.40 Feb/18 116 116 116 112
Greece 101.90 Jan/18 102 104 105 107
Hong Kong 2.00 Mar/18 5.7 2.63 4.86 6.85
Hungary 14.20 Jan/18 13.06 10.45 7.89 5.7
India 59.70 Dec/17 56.8 55.9 56.5 57
Indonesia 111.02 Dec/17 101 109 110 109
Ireland 22.00 Sep/17 36 38 42 47
Israel 21.10 Jan/18 19.42 16.92 15.05 17.7
Italy 109.90 Jan/18 112 112 111 111
Japan 25.00 Dec/17 24.65 22.19 18.4 12
Kazakhstan 4.00 Dec/17 7 9 6.45 8
Latvia -3.00 Dec/17 -2.46 -3.2 -3.59 -4.02
Lithuania -7.20 Jan/18 -6.35 -6.91 -6.98 -7.08
Luxembourg 113.40 Jan/18 112 110 108 107
Macedonia 27.10 Jan/18 26.28 24.26 21.95 12.4
Malaysia 101.50 Dec/17 113 113 114 114
Maldives -24.00 Sep/17 31 31 -23.44 25.23
Malta 119.10 Jan/18 118 115 112 111
Mauritius 123.00 Dec/17 123 121 119 116
Mexico 50.40 Jan/18 50 50.1 51.49 52
Mozambique 100.10 Dec/17 99.88 99.31 99.42 99.27
Netherlands 10.30 Jan/18 9.3 7.68 5.97 4
New Caledonia 87.00 Jun/17 88.85 89.38 90.22 90.61
New Zealand -37.80 Dec/17 -22.5 -17.52 -12.98 -9.48
Nigeria 17.70 Dec/17 -1.9 1 2.2 2
Norway 6.40 Dec/17 5.84 5.77 5.28 4.43
Peru 64.00 Oct/17 68 68 69 69
Philippines 43.30 Dec/17 43 45 34.55 47
Poland 16.20 Feb/18 15 12 11 10
Portugal 1.90 Jan/18 2 2.2 2.3 2.1
Qatar 23.00 Sep/17 20.75 19.77 20 20.85
Romania 2.70 Jan/18 2.23 1.37 0.71 0.2
Russia -3.00 Jan/18 -1 2 -2.69 3
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16 15 20 30 30
Singapore 1.00 Dec/17 3 3.4 3.8 3.6
Slovakia -4.70 Jan/18 -0.29 -0.48 -0.38 2.1
Slovenia 13.00 Feb/18 11.88 8.76 5.91 4
South Africa 34.00 Dec/17 36.54 37.79 39.57 43
South Korea 77.00 Jan/18 82 83 78.49 82
Spain 3.70 Jan/18 -0.6 -0.3 0.99 -1
Sri Lanka 95.00 Sep/17 100 96.33 98.19 102
Sweden 107.80 Jan/18 106 104 102 101
Switzerland 106.90 Jan/18 105 102 102 104
Thailand 52.50 Jan/18 51 51 49.41 50.8
Turkey 110.80 Feb/18 107 107 106 105
Uganda 57.76 Jan/18 57.78 57.81 57.84 55.4
Ukraine 115.20 Dec/17 114 115 115 114
United Kingdom 13.00 Mar/18 -7 6 5 4
United States 59.10 Jan/18 54 54.3 52 54