France Business Confidence  1976-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The French industrial sentiment indicator fell to 107 in September 2018 from 110 in the previous month, worse than market expectations of 109. It was the weakest reading since March 2017, as the balance of industrialists' opinion on their personal production expectations deteriorated sharply (9 vs 20 in August) and that on past activity also declined (15 vs 18). In addition, manufacturers were slightly less optimistic about the general production prospects for the sector (9 vs 11), while the balance of opinion on overall and export order books was virtually stable. As regards employment, the balances of opinion on past and expected workforce size were almost unchanged. Business Confidence in France averaged 99.98 Index Points from 1976 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 124 Index Points in June of 2000 and a record low of 66 Index Points in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-24 06:45 AM Business Confidence 108 109 110 110
2018-08-23 06:45 AM Business Confidence 110 108 108 109
2018-09-25 06:45 AM Business Confidence 107 110 109 110
2018-10-24 06:45 AM Business Confidence 107 109 108
2018-11-22 07:45 AM Business Confidence 108
2018-12-21 07:45 AM Business Confidence 107


France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 107.00 110.00 124.00 66.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.50 53.50 58.80 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 54.80 55.40 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 54.00 54.90 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.60 1.90 12.10 -19.30 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 0.80 4.00 -4.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.90 2.00 68.90 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 85.00 85.20 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders -5.30 -3.80 26.00 -65.20 Index Points [+]
Bankruptcies 304.00 303.00 811.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -1.60 -8.00 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 160318.00 248642.00 248642.00 99444.00 [+]
Internet Speed 10756.57 10015.55 10756.57 3070.86 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 29887339.00 27078127.00 29887339.00 14688459.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 8.80 4.70 24.50 -27.00 percent [+]
Steel Production 944.07 1310.00 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 4471.00 3670.00 8510.00 -5851.00 EUR Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.18 5.20 5.21 5.05 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 22.00 21.00 23.00 15.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 31.00 29.00 38.00 26.00 [+]
Electricity Production 39273.00 43337.00 61424.00 31896.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 70.00 69.00 75.00 63.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 23.00 23.00 26.00 18.00 [+]


France Business Confidence

In France, the Business Climate Indicator measures entrepreneurs’ sentiment about current business situation and expectation about business conditions. The survey covers business leaders of the main economic sectors. The indicator is calculated using factor analysis technique. The index is then calculated in a way to measure the current sentiment in relation to the historic index values of the period 1993-2011. A value over 110 indicates unusually high optimism and a value under 90 indicates unusually high pessimism. The value 100 indicates neutrality. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Business Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
107.00 110.00 124.00 66.00 1976 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 6.00 Sep/18
Brazil 52.80 Sep/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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