France Business Confidence  1976-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

French industrial confidence rose to 112 in November of 2017 from 111 in the prior three months and above market consensus of 111. It was the highest reading since December 2007, as business managers were very upbeat about the general production prospects for the sector, with the corresponding balance reaching its highest since August 2000 (up 1 point from the prior month to 31). In addition, the balance of opinion on past activity increased markedly by 7 points to 23 and that on global order books rose 1 point to 1. Meantime, expectations on personal production softened (down 1 point to 16), but remained well above its long-run average. The balance opinion on export order books deteriorated 2 point to -1. The composite indicator, compiled from the answers of business managers in manufacturing, building, services and retail trade, went up to 111 from 109 in October. Business Confidence in France averaged 100 from 1976 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 124 in June of 2000 and a record low of 67 in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-26 06:45 AM Business Confidence 110 111 110
2017-10-24 06:45 AM Business Confidence 111 111 110 111
2017-11-23 07:45 AM Business Confidence 112 111 111 112
2017-12-21 07:45 AM Business Confidence 112 114
2018-01-25 07:45 AM Business Confidence
2018-02-23 07:45 AM Business Confidence


France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 112.00 111.00 124.00 67.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 57.70 56.10 57.70 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 60.40 57.30 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 60.30 57.40 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.20 1.00 8.50 -19.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.90 0.80 4.20 -5.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.10 1.10 69.00 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.90 84.20 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders 0.50 0.00 26.00 -65.30 [+]
Bankruptcies 346.00 336.00 810.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 31.40 29.70 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 179246.00 173350.00 247003.00 99444.00 Cars [+]
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 -2.00 20.40 -26.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 1357.83 1322.11 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 11395.00 8343.00 11395.00 -5965.00 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 40375.00 38794.00 61424.00 31896.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 69.00 70.00 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
112.00 111.00 124.00 67.00 1976 - 2017 Monthly
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business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 8.00 Oct/17
Brazil 56.50 Nov/17
Canada 63.00 Nov/17
China 51.80 Nov/17
Euro Area 1.49 Nov/17
France 112.00 Nov/17
Germany 117.50 Nov/17
India 64.10 Mar/17
Indonesia 112.39 Sep/17
Italy 110.80 Nov/17
Japan 22.00 Sep/17
Mexico 49.40 Nov/17
Netherlands 9.10 Nov/17
Russia -4.00 Nov/17
South Korea 83.00 Nov/17
Spain 2.50 Nov/17
Switzerland 110.30 Nov/17
Turkey 106.30 Nov/17
United Kingdom -11.00 Dec/17
United States 58.20 Nov/17