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

Business confidence in the Netherlands declined to 5.4 in August of 2017 from 6.6 in the previous month. It marked the weakest reading since December 2016, as manufacturers were less positive about production over the next three months and about their order book. Also, their judgment about stocks of finished product deteriorated. Business Confidence in Netherlands averaged 0.50 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
2017-06-29 04:30 AM Business Confidence 7.2 6.1 6.5
2017-07-28 04:30 AM Business Confidence 6.6 7.2 6.9
2017-08-30 04:30 AM Business Confidence 5.4 6.6 6.4
2017-09-28 04:30 AM Business Confidence 5.4 6.5
2017-10-30 05:30 AM Business Confidence 6.37
2017-11-29 05:30 AM Business Confidence 6.55


Netherlands Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 5.40 6.60 9.40 -23.50 [+]
Industrial Production 4.00 3.80 13.90 -19.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.60 1.10 6.20 -8.30 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.00 3.30 10.30 -13.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 83.40 82.80 86.50 74.40 percent [+]
New Orders 120.40 102.70 126.80 55.60 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 431.00 -416.00 2699.00 -1605.00 EUR Million [+]
Bankruptcies 373.00 344.00 1185.00 72.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 29584.00 32466.00 91926.00 7197.00 Cars [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.57 5.50 5.57 5.32 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 4.00 5.00 11.00 4.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 28.00 27.00 31.00 25.00 [+]
Electricity Production 8699.00 8486.00 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 [+]
Mining Production 12.70 10.30 56.60 -42.70 percent [+]
Steel Production 574.18 603.53 687.00 236.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 59.70 58.90 59.70 48.00 [+]


Netherlands Business Confidence Notes

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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.40 6.60 9.40 -23.50 1985 - 2017 Monthly



business confidence by Country

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Australia 5.00 Aug/17
Brazil 52.60 Aug/17
Canada 56.30 Aug/17
China 51.70 Aug/17
Euro Area 1.09 Aug/17
France 111.00 Aug/17
Germany 115.90 Aug/17
India 64.10 Mar/17
Indonesia 111.63 Jun/17
Italy 108.10 Aug/17
Japan 17.00 Jun/17
Mexico 49.08 Aug/17
Netherlands 5.40 Aug/17
Russia -2.00 Aug/17
South Korea 78.00 Aug/17
Spain -0.40 Aug/17
Switzerland 104.10 Aug/17
Turkey 110.70 Aug/17
United Kingdom 5.00 Sep/17
United States 58.80 Aug/17