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 Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19
United States 57.30 Apr/18 57 55 54 53
Euro Area 1.35 Apr/18 1.04 0.91 1.11 1.25
China 51.40 Apr/18 51.7 50.9 51.4 51.6
Japan 24.00 Mar/18 20 18 17 20.97
Germany 102.10 Apr/18 102 104 103 103
United Kingdom -4.00 Jun/18 6 5 4 5
France 109.00 Apr/18 111 108 111 110
India 59.70 Dec/17 55.9 56.5 57 59.41
Italy 107.70 Apr/18 109 108 108 108
Brazil 56.70 Apr/18 60 61 65 57.27
Canada 71.50 Apr/18 56.7 60.33 53 59.96
South Korea 77.00 Apr/18 83 73.29 82 73.11
Russia -2.00 Apr/18 2 -3.07 3 -1.3
Spain 5.50 Apr/18 1.5 2.5 2.9 2
Australia 10.00 Apr/18 9 11 10 9
Mexico 50.00 Apr/18 50.1 50.1 50.5 50.7
Indonesia 106.28 Mar/18 109 112 109 112
Turkey 111.20 Apr/18 109 111 113 113
Last Q2/18 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19
Albania 2.40 Mar/18 1.9 1.9 -2.5 1.9
Angola -15.00 Dec/17 -19 -19 -19 -19
Australia 10.00 Apr/18 9 11 10 9
Austria 11.50 Apr/18 9.29 5.79 -5.5 -0.01
Belgium 1.00 Apr/18 -1.57 -3.04 -4.04 -4.65
Botswana 46.00 Dec/17 67 43.09 69 41.33
Brazil 56.70 Apr/18 60 61 65 57.27
Bulgaria 28.90 Apr/18 28.4 28.69 28.65 28.68
Canada 71.50 Apr/18 56.7 60.33 53 59.96
Cape Verde 10.00 Mar/18 11 10.97 10.97 10.97
Chile 54.41 Apr/18 56 57.5 58 57.8
China 51.40 Apr/18 51.7 50.9 51.4 51.6
Colombia 0.20 Mar/18 1.8 1.4 1.5 1.4
Croatia 9.50 Apr/18 9.94 12.52 -4 12.32
Cyprus 116.60 Apr/18 115 114 107 113
Czech Republic 97.60 Apr/18 96.67 96.15 96.53 96.65
Denmark 1.00 Apr/18 1 1 3 4
Ecuador 1287.10 Mar/18 1218 1191 1196 1224
Estonia 105.00 Apr/18 107 107 107 107
Euro Area 1.35 Apr/18 1.04 0.91 1.11 1.25
European Union 6.60 Apr/18 0.61 -4.1 -7.75 -9.97
Finland 12.70 Apr/18 6.95 8.02 10.11 10.39
France 109.00 Apr/18 111 108 111 110
Georgia 28.00 Dec/17 20.33 17.83 20.4 20.7
Germany 102.10 Apr/18 102 104 103 103
Greece 103.60 Apr/18 104 105 107 106
Hong Kong 8.00 Jun/18 4.3 4.45 4.46 4.46
Hungary 13.30 Apr/18 13.78 13.74 13.73 13.72
India 59.70 Dec/17 55.9 56.5 57 59.41
Indonesia 106.28 Mar/18 109 112 109 112
Ireland 26.00 Mar/18 38 42 47 45
Israel 21.70 Apr/18 19.15 18.99 17.7 18.95
Italy 107.70 Apr/18 109 108 108 108
Japan 24.00 Mar/18 20 18 17 20.97
Kazakhstan 8.00 Mar/18 9 8.03 8 8.03
Latvia 3.40 Mar/18 1.36 1.89 1.84 1.75
Lithuania 3.30 Apr/18 -0.84 -1.05 -0.99 -0.98
Luxembourg 109.10 Mar/18 112 113 112 113
Macedonia 28.20 Apr/18 26.6 25.7 24.4 21.2
Malaysia 101.50 Dec/17 113 114 114 106
Maldives 67.00 Dec/17 31 -40 -40 -40
Malta 111.30 Apr/18 115 115 117 117
Mauritius 128.10 Mar/18 114 114 114 114
Mexico 50.00 Apr/18 50.1 50.1 50.5 50.7
Mozambique 103.70 Feb/18 99.7 99.8 102 102
Netherlands 8.20 Apr/18 9.75 9.72 4 9.7
New Caledonia 92.90 Dec/17 87 87 87 87
New Zealand -23.40 Apr/18 -20.49 -20.72 -20.47 -20.52
Nigeria 17.70 Dec/17 1 2.2 2 3.43
Norway 6.30 Mar/18 7.5 6.9 7.4 8
Peru 59.00 Apr/18 52 50 51 51
Philippines 39.50 Mar/18 40 45.8 47 41.89
Poland 16.80 Apr/18 12 11 10 9
Portugal 2.10 Apr/18 2.3 2.5 2.2 1.9
Qatar 23.30 Dec/17 19.77 20 20.85 21.3
Romania 0.00 Apr/18 -0.23 -0.59 -0.8 -0.96
Russia -2.00 Apr/18 2 -3.07 3 -1.3
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16 20 30 30 29.65
Singapore 13.00 Mar/18 4 5 3.6 5
Slovakia 7.70 Apr/18 5.1 4.5 5.1 4.7
Slovenia 8.00 Apr/18 7.19 9.63 4 10.94
South Africa 45.00 Mar/18 46 46 49 49
South Korea 77.00 Apr/18 83 73.29 82 73.11
Spain 5.50 Apr/18 1.5 2.5 2.9 2
Sri Lanka 97.00 Dec/17 90 90 90 90
Sweden 106.60 Apr/18 108 109 109 108
Switzerland 105.30 Apr/18 108 107 109 108
Thailand 49.50 Apr/18 51 49.46 50.8 48.69
Turkey 111.20 Apr/18 109 111 113 113
Uganda 56.29 Apr/18 54.8 57.1 55.4 57.35
Ukraine 120.60 Mar/18 115 117 115 117
United Kingdom -4.00 Jun/18 6 5 4 5
United States 57.30 Apr/18 57 55 54 53