Netherlands Business Confidence  1985-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Business confidence in the Netherlands jumped to 9.1 in November of 2017 from 8.2 in the previous month. It was the highest reading since January 2008, as manufacturers' assessment about their order books improved (16.6 from 13.9 in October) and their judgment about stocks of finished product was better than that of the preceding month (1 from 0.8). Meanwhile, the index measuring expected activity over the next three months fell slightly to 9.6 from 9.8 in October. Business Confidence in Netherlands averaged 0.56 from 1985 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 9.40 in January of 2008 and a record low of -23.50 in February of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-28 04:30 AM Business Confidence 8.5 5.4 6.5
2017-10-30 05:30 AM Business Confidence 8.2 8.5 7.9
2017-11-29 05:30 AM Business Confidence 9.1 8.2 8.5
2017-12-29 05:30 AM Business Confidence 9.1 9.5
2018-01-30 05:30 AM Business Confidence
2018-02-27 05:30 AM Business confidence


Netherlands Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 9.10 8.20 9.40 -23.50 [+]
Industrial Production 1.70 -1.50 13.90 -19.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 4.20 -2.40 6.20 -8.30 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.00 5.60 10.30 -13.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 83.30 83.40 86.50 74.40 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -474.00 431.00 2699.00 -1605.00 EUR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 391.00 324.00 1185.00 72.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 37130.00 35964.00 91926.00 7197.00 Cars [+]
Internet Speed 17387.85 17589.58 17914.71 4164.88 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 9382252.00 9160464.00 9382252.00 5450716.00 IP [+]
Mining Production -8.30 -27.30 56.60 -42.70 percent [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 62.40 60.40 62.40 48.00 [+]
Steel Production 628.00 439.19 687.00 236.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.66 5.57 5.66 5.32 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 4.00 4.00 11.00 4.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 32.00 28.00 32.00 25.00 [+]
Electricity Production 7718.00 7583.00 12625.00 6492.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 83.00 87.00 90.30 83.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 8.00 5.00 11.00 5.00 [+]


Netherlands Business Confidence

In Netherlands, the producer confidence survey covers 1,700 manufacturing companies and gathers up-to-date information on economic developments for all activities of the manufacturing industry. The survey covers three components: how companies evaluate their order positions, their stocks of finished products in the month under review and the anticipated economic activity for the next three months. The index is calculated as the percentage of positive answers minus the percentage of negative answers. Therefore, the indicator varies from -100 (all participants evaluate their situation as poor and expect it to become worse) to 100 (all companies are happy with current situation and expect it to improve); 0 indicates neutrality. This page provides - Netherlands Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Netherlands Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.10 8.20 9.40 -23.50 1985 - 2017 Monthly




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