France's business climate indicator in industry stood at 102 in September 2019, unchanged from the previous month and in line with market expectations. The balance of opinion on overall order books (-11 vs -13 in August) increased further from its lowest level over four years hit in July; and that on export books (-9 vs -10) rose again after reaching a five-year low in June. Manufacturers were more optimistic on the general production prospects for the sector as a whole (4 vs 2), while their opinion on personal production expectations (6 vs 9) and on past activity (4 vs 5) deteriorated. As regards employment, the balance of opinion on past workforce size has bounced back (2 vs 0) while the one on expected workforce size increased a bit again (0 vs -1). Business Confidence in France averaged 100.06 Index Points from 1976 until 2019, 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.

Business Confidence in France is expected to be 101.00 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 France to stand at 104.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Business Confidence is projected to trend around 107.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-25 06:45 AM Business Confidence Jun 102 104 104 103
2019-07-24 06:45 AM Business Confidence Jul 101 102 102 102
2019-08-27 06:45 AM Business Confidence Aug 102 101 101 100
2019-09-24 06:45 AM Business Confidence Sep 102 102 102 101
2019-10-23 06:45 AM Business Confidence Oct 102 101
2019-11-22 07:45 AM Business Confidence Nov
2019-12-20 07:45 AM Business Confidence Dec 100


France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 102.00 102.00 124.00 66.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.30 51.10 58.80 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 51.60 53.40 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 51.30 52.90 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.20 -0.10 12.10 -19.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 -2.30 4.00 -5.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.30 -0.70 68.90 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 83.40 84.40 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders -13.60 -15.60 25.90 -65.20 Index Points [+]
Bankruptcies 265.00 294.00 811.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -21.20 -42.30 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 209295.00 175708.00 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 -2.00 2.20 24.50 -27.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 1330.00 1310.26 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 3286.00 4083.00 8612.00 -5722.00 EUR Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.01 77.40 78.01 5.05 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 17.00 18.00 23.00 15.00 [+]
Car Production 2269600.00 2227000.00 3701870.00 1740220.00 Units [+]
Ease of Doing Business 32.00 31.00 38.00 26.00 [+]
Electricity Production 42885.00 42424.00 61424.00 31896.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 72.00 70.00 75.00 63.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 21.00 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
102.00 102.00 124.00 66.00 1976 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 1.00 Aug/19
Brazil 59.40 Sep/19
Canada 60.60 Aug/19
China 49.50 Aug/19
Euro Area 0.11 Aug/19
France 102.00 Sep/19
Germany 94.60 Sep/19
India 112.80 Sep/19
Indonesia 108.81 Jun/19
Italy 99.70 Aug/19
Japan 7.00 Jun/19
Mexico 49.70 Aug/19
Netherlands 3.90 Aug/19
Russia -2.00 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Singapore -11.00 Jun/19
South Africa 21.00 Sep/19
South Korea 68.00 Aug/19
Spain 1.40 Aug/19
Switzerland 97.00 Aug/19
Turkey 98.80 Sep/19
United Kingdom -32.00 Sep/19
United States 49.10 Aug/19


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