Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Germany fell slightly by 1.1 points to 17.5 in July 2017 from 18.6 in the previous month and below market consensus of 18. Still, the outlook for the German economic expansion in the coming six months continued to be positive, as 25.4 percent of financial market experts expect economic activity growth to pick up while 66.7 percent expect it to remain steady. Also, the assessment of the current economic situation in Germany decreased by 1.6 points to 86.4 from a six-year high of 88 in June. Zew Economic Sentiment Index in Germany averaged 23.85 from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 89.60 in January of 2000 and a record low of -63.90 in July of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-16 09:00 AM May 20.6 19.5 22 22.4
2017-06-13 09:00 AM Jun 18.6 20.6 21.5 21.4
2017-07-18 09:00 AM Jul 17.5 18.6 18 19.5
2017-08-22 09:00 AM Aug 17.5 15 15.9
2017-09-19 09:00 AM Sep 17.19
2017-10-17 09:00 AM Oct 17.49


Germany Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 116.00 115.20 116.00 83.60 [+]
Services PMI 53.10 54.00 60.30 41.30 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 58.10 59.60 62.70 32.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 54.70 56.40 57.40 50.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.40 4.80 15.30 -22.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.10 1.20 4.00 -6.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.80 4.90 15.50 -24.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 86.70 86.00 88.70 70.20 percent [+]
New Orders 115.90 114.60 119.00 9.70 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders 1.00 1.10 27.10 -15.70 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -7.97 -3.57 9.57 -11.49 EUR Billion [+]
Bankruptcies 1573.00 1933.00 3755.00 416.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 187.45 181.18 194.47 91.00 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 17.50 18.60 89.60 -63.90 [+]
Car Production 371700.00 463300.00 583399.00 265542.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 283080.00 327693.00 552865.00 43460.00 Cars [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.57 5.53 5.57 5.37 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 5.00 4.00 7.00 4.00 [+]
Corruption Index 81.00 81.00 82.70 73.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 10.00 10.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 17.00 14.00 27.00 14.00 [+]
Steel Production 3605.14 3801.08 4744.00 907.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production -4.40 -2.10 46.60 -30.40 percent [+]


Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index Notes

In Germany, the ZEW Economic Sentiment Index measures the level of optimism that analysts have about current economic situation and expected economic developments for the next 6 months. The survey covers up to 350 experts from banks, insurance companies and financial departments of selected corporations.Participants are asked about their six-months expectations concerning the economy, inflation rates, interest rates, stock markets and exchange rates. The index is constructed as the difference between the percentage share of analysts that are optimistic and the percentage of analysts that are pessimistic about the development of the economy. The ZEW indicator measures the confidence on a scale of -100 (all analysts are unhappy with the current developments and expect the conditions to deteriorate) up to 100 (all analysts are satisfied with the current situation and expect it to improve). A 0 value indicates neutrality. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Zew Economic Sentiment Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17.50 18.60 89.60 -63.90 1991 - 2017 Monthly



zew economic sentiment index by Country

Last
Euro Area 35.60 Jul/17
France 40.90 Jul/17
Germany 17.50 Jul/17
Italy 10.30 Jul/17
Switzerland 34.70 Jul/17
United Kingdom -49.60 Jul/17