Portugal Capacity Utilization  Forecast


Capacity Utilization in Portugal is expected to be 80.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Capacity Utilization in Portugal to stand at 80.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Portugal Capacity Utilization is projected to trend around 81.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Portugal Business Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Business Confidence 2.1 2.3 2 1.8 2.07 1.1
Industrial Production 10.4 2.5 2.4 2.6 1.53 2.4
Industrial Production Mom 4.7 -0.7 1.2 -0.3 0.12 0.5
Manufacturing Production 8.7 2.1 2 2.2 1.09 2.3
Capacity Utilization 81.62 80.6 80.7 80.8 80.5 81.4
New Orders 113 112 112 112 112 112
Changes in Inventories 199 45 -120 210 42 88
Car Registrations 14860 17880 28300 24520 16892 25420
Leading Economic Index 3 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.19 2.7
Mining Production 8.5 -4 0.2 0.5 -3.49 1
Competitiveness Index 4.57 4.48 4.56 4.56 4.54 4.74
Competitiveness Rank 42 46 45 45 43 43
Ease of Doing Business 25 24 23 23 32 21
Electricity Production 5153 4560 4940 4650 4025 4720
Corruption Index 62 63 64 64 63 66
Corruption Rank 29 28 27 27 28 25