Portugal Business Confidence  1989-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Portuguese economic climate indicator stood at 2.1 in September of 2017, the same as in August. The sentiment deteriorated among retailers (3.2 from 3.5 in August) but increased among manufacturers (1.8 from 1.6); service providers (16 from 13.6) and constructors (-18 from -19.2). Business Confidence in Portugal averaged 1.61 from 1989 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 5.30 in March of 1989 and a record low of -3.90 in November of 2012.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-28 08:50 AM Business Confidence 2.2 2.1 2
2017-08-30 08:30 AM Business Confidence 2.1 2.2 2.2
2017-09-28 08:30 AM Business Confidence 2.1 2.1 2
2017-10-30 09:30 AM Business Confidence 2.1 2.34
2017-11-29 09:30 AM Business Confidence 2.38


Portugal Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 2.10 2.10 5.30 -3.90 [+]
Industrial Production 10.40 6.90 10.40 -15.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 4.70 2.40 5.00 -5.10 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 8.70 4.40 10.20 -19.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.62 78.59 85.37 68.47 percent [+]
New Orders 112.60 111.00 151.30 68.40 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 199.44 -154.26 501.35 -477.30 EUR Million [+]
Car Registrations 11937.00 17544.00 32914.00 5442.00 Cars [+]
Leading Economic Index 3.00 2.60 6.30 -4.50 percent [+]
Mining Production 8.50 12.50 80.80 -49.10 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.57 4.48 4.57 4.37 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 42.00 46.00 51.00 36.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 25.00 24.00 48.00 23.00 [+]
Electricity Production 5153.00 5068.00 5837.00 2106.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 62.00 63.00 69.70 55.60 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 29.00 28.00 35.00 19.00 [+]


Portugal Business Confidence

In Portugal, the National Statistics Institute (INE) economic climate indicator on three terms moving averages is calculated in order to receive a timely composite indicator for the several sectors of economic activity. It is estimated using balances of questions from the Manufacturing Industry (1179 companies), Trade (1102 companies), Construction and Public Works (822 companies) and Services (1427 companies) surveys. The calculation is based on the factor analysis and the estimated series (the common component) is calibrated using the GDP change rates. The use of moving averages smooths out the series by removing the irregular movements, allowing the detection of the short-term trends. This page provides the latest reported value for - Portugal Business Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Portugal Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.10 2.10 5.30 -3.90 1989 - 2017 Monthly




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