Portugal Business Confidence  1989-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Portuguese economic climate indicator increased further to 2.5 in July of 2018 from 2.4 in the previous month. It was the strongest level of confidence since May of 2002, as sentiment improved among manufacturers (0.4 from 0.0 in June) and service providers (16.9 from 14.4). On the other hand, confidence weakened among retailers (3.2 from 3.5) and constructors (-9.4 from -9.0). Business Confidence in Portugal averaged 1.62 Index Points from 1989 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 5.30 Index Points in March of 1989 and a record low of -3.90 Index Points in November of 2012.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-05-29 10:00 AM Business Confidence 2.3 2.1 2.2
2018-06-28 08:30 AM Business Confidence 2.4 2.3 2.3
2018-07-30 08:30 AM Business Confidence 2.5 2.4 2.4
2018-08-30 08:30 AM Business Confidence 2.5 2.5
2018-09-27 08:30 AM Business Confidence 2.5
2018-10-30 09:30 AM Business Confidence 2.4


Portugal Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 2.50 2.40 5.30 -3.90 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.90 -2.60 10.10 -18.20 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.10 -2.00 6.40 -6.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.50 -2.10 8.50 -22.30 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.56 80.58 85.37 68.47 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 22.20 81.54 531.75 -477.29 EUR Million [+]
Car Registrations 26162.00 23576.00 32914.00 5442.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 1.80 1.90 6.60 -4.00 percent [+]
Internet Speed 12894.80 12576.03 13144.68 2346.55 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 3662187.00 3687295.00 3757415.00 1150694.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 18.10 16.10 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 29.00 25.00 48.00 23.00 [+]
Electricity Production 4199.00 4646.00 5942.00 2106.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 63.00 62.00 69.70 55.60 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 29.00 29.00 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 August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 2.40 5.30 -3.90 1989 - 2018 Index Points Monthly




business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 7.00 Jul/18
Brazil 53.30 Aug/18
Canada 61.80 Jul/18
China 51.20 Jul/18
Euro Area 1.29 Jul/18
France 108.00 Jul/18
Germany 101.70 Jul/18
India 59.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 112.82 Jun/18
Italy 106.90 Jul/18
Japan 21.00 Jun/18
Mexico 50.70 Jul/18
Netherlands 6.30 Jul/18
Russia -2.00 Jul/18
South Korea 74.00 Jul/18
Spain -1.90 Jul/18
Switzerland 101.10 Jul/18
Turkey 102.70 Jul/18
United Kingdom -3.00 Sep/18
United States 58.10 Jul/18


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