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

The French business climate in industry fell to 112 in February 2018 from an upwardly revised 17-year high of 114 in the previous month and below market expectations of 113. Manufacturers were less optimistic about their past activity (18 vs 23 in January), personal production expectations (16 vs 20) and general production prospects for the sector (30 vs 34). Meanwhile, the balances of opinion on export and overall order books were stable at near ten-year highs. Business Confidence in France averaged 99.99 Index Points from 1976 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 124 Index Points in June of 2000 and a record low of 67 Index Points in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-12-21 07:45 AM Business Confidence 112 113 112 114
2018-01-26 07:45 AM Business Confidence 113 112 112 112
2018-02-22 07:45 AM Business Confidence 112 114 113 114
2018-03-22 07:45 AM Business Confidence 112 114
2018-04-24 06:45 AM Business Confidence 111.09
2018-05-24 06:45 AM Business Confidence 109.83


France Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 112.00 114.00 124.00 67.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.10 58.40 58.80 42.70 [+]
Services PMI 57.90 59.20 62.90 40.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 57.80 59.60 60.30 41.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.50 2.50 8.50 -19.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.50 -0.30 4.20 -5.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.70 3.10 69.00 -27.10 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 85.70 84.90 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
New Orders 1.60 1.90 26.00 -65.30 Index Points [+]
Bankruptcies 277.00 330.00 810.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 37.00 31.80 79.80 -63.90 [+]
Car Registrations 173808.00 184553.00 247003.00 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 7.40 2.80 20.40 -26.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 1213.14 1199.25 2466.00 643.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 7372.00 10335.00 11115.00 -5920.00 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 47044.00 41233.00 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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
112.00 114.00 124.00 67.00 1976 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 12.00 Jan/18
Brazil 58.80 Feb/18
Canada 55.20 Jan/18
China 51.30 Jan/18
Euro Area 1.54 Jan/18
France 112.00 Feb/18
Germany 115.40 Feb/18
India 59.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 111.02 Dec/17
Italy 109.90 Jan/18
Japan 25.00 Dec/17
Mexico 50.40 Jan/18
Netherlands 10.30 Jan/18
Russia -3.00 Jan/18
South Korea 77.00 Jan/18
Spain 3.70 Jan/18
Switzerland 106.90 Jan/18
Turkey 110.80 Feb/18
United Kingdom 13.00 Mar/18
United States 59.10 Jan/18


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