Switzerland Business Confidence  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The KOF Economic Barometer in Switzerland decreased to 104.1 in August of 2017 from an upwardly revised 108 in July, which was the highest since November of 2013. It compares with market expectations of 107. The indicator, which points to the expected performance of the Swiss economy in the next six months still stands above its long-term average, with growth rates above average although no further acceleration should be anticipated. The strongest negative contributions come from the hospitality industry, the manufacturing sector, the indicators related to exports and construction, while the indicators from the financial sector remained unchanged. A slightly positive signal stems from the domestic private consumption. Business Confidence in Switzerland averaged 100.79 from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 118.20 in April of 2010 and a record low of 69 in December of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-06-30 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 105.5 102 102.5 102.2
2017-07-28 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 106.8 105.8 106 105.7
2017-08-30 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 104.1 108 107 107.2
2017-09-29 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 104.1 107 105.1
2017-10-30 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 107.34
2017-11-30 08:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 107.34


Switzerland Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 104.10 108.00 118.20 69.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 61.20 60.90 67.30 32.90 [+]
Industrial Production 2.90 -1.00 13.60 -8.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.00 -0.20 14.20 -9.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.84 81.23 90.00 75.04 percent [+]
Factory Orders 2.80 -4.20 17.10 -24.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -1390.50 -3621.90 4359.40 -3621.90 CHF Million [+]
Bankruptcies 12927.00 13016.00 13016.00 3040.00 companies and individuals [+]
Car Registrations 24.18 26.78 34.72 1.96 Thousand [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.81 5.76 5.81 5.54 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 1.00 1.00 4.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 31.00 29.00 31.00 19.00 [+]
Corruption Index 86.00 86.00 91.00 84.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 5.00 7.00 12.00 5.00 [+]
Mining Production -1.40 -3.80 15.70 -19.00 percent [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 25.00 34.70 65.00 -91.10 [+]


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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
104.10 108.00 118.20 69.00 1991 - 2017 Monthly
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Australia 5.00 Aug/17
Brazil 55.70 Sep/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
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Turkey 110.70 Aug/17
United Kingdom 5.00 Sep/17
United States 58.80 Aug/17