Switzerland Business Confidence  1991-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The KOF Economic Barometer in Switzerland edged up to 105.3 in April of 2018 from a downwardly revised 105.1 in March. It compares with market expectations of 105.5. Although the Barometer did not reach the positive values seen at the turn of the year 2017/2018, the current value is clearly above long-term average and the Swiss economic outlook remains favourable. Slight increases were seen in manufacturing, accommodation and food service activities, banking, construction and consumption while export prospects deteriorated. Business Confidence in Switzerland averaged 101.24 Index Points from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 121.50 Index Points in November of 2009 and a record low of 67.80 Index Points in December of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-28 08:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 108.0 107.6 106.2 110.9
2018-03-29 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 106 108.4 107.3 106.5
2018-04-30 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 105.3 105.1 105.5 106.8
2018-05-30 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 105.3 106.4
2018-06-29 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 107.5
2018-07-30 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 106.9


Switzerland Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 105.30 105.10 121.50 67.80 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 63.60 60.30 66.90 32.90 [+]
Industrial Production 8.70 9.20 13.60 -8.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 9.30 9.70 14.20 -9.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 83.53 84.01 90.00 75.04 percent [+]
Factory Orders 19.60 9.70 19.60 -24.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -1098.80 -3471.80 4455.90 -4142.30 CHF Million [+]
Bankruptcies 13257.00 12927.00 13257.00 3040.00 Companies and Individuals [+]
Car Registrations 24.69 26.19 34.72 1.96 Thousand [+]
Internet Speed 21683.45 21238.67 21683.45 4380.25 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 3855605.00 3760263.00 3855605.00 1700696.00 IP [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 7.20 16.70 65.00 -91.10 [+]
Mining Production 1.20 4.20 15.70 -19.00 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.86 5.81 5.86 5.54 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 1.00 1.00 4.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 33.00 31.00 33.00 19.00 [+]
Corruption Index 85.00 86.00 91.00 84.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 3.00 5.00 12.00 3.00 [+]


Switzerland Business Confidence

In Switzerland, the KOF Swiss Economic Institute economic barometer measures the level of optimism that people who run companies have about the performance of the economy and how they feel about their organizations’ prospects. The KOF economic barometer is based on a multi-sectoral design with three modules. The 2014 version comprises 219 indicator variables, which are combined based on statistically determined weights. The most important module is GDP, which excludes construction and banking sectors and accounts for more than 90% of Swiss GDP. This page provides the latest reported value for - Switzerland Business Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Switzerland Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
105.30 105.10 121.50 67.80 1991 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 10.00 Apr/18
Brazil 55.50 May/18
Canada 71.50 Apr/18
China 51.40 Apr/18
Euro Area 1.35 Apr/18
France 109.00 Apr/18
Germany 102.10 Apr/18
India 59.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 106.28 Mar/18
Italy 107.70 Apr/18
Japan 24.00 Mar/18
Mexico 50.00 Apr/18
Netherlands 8.20 Apr/18
Russia -2.00 Apr/18
South Korea 77.00 Apr/18
Spain 5.50 Apr/18
Switzerland 105.30 Apr/18
Turkey 111.20 Apr/18
United Kingdom -4.00 Jun/18
United States 57.30 Apr/18


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