The Industrial Entrepreneur Confidence Index in Brazil increased to 64.7 in January 2019 from 63.8 in the previous month. It was the strongest reading in business confidence since June 2010, as the assessment for current conditions improved (54.1 from 53.5 in December), namely regarding the country's economic situation (54.8 from 53.6) and the company's situation (53.7 from 53.6). Also, future expectations rose (69.9 from 68.9), boosted by optimism concerning both the company's situation (69.9 from 69.2) and the country's economic situation (69.8 from 68.4). Among sectors, confidence strengthened in construction (63.7 from 62.3) and manufacturing (64.9 from 64) while deteriorated in mining (65.1 from 67.3). Business Confidence in Brazil averaged 53.90 Index Points from 2004 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 68.50 Index Points in January of 2010 and a record low of 35 Index Points in October of 2015.

Business Confidence in Brazil is expected to be 64.30 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Business Confidence in Brazil to stand at 64.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Business Confidence is projected to trend around 65.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-19 01:00 PM Business Confidence 53.7 52.8 52.2
2018-11-22 01:00 PM Business Confidence 63.2 53.7 54
2018-12-17 04:30 PM Business Confidence 63.8 63.2 64
2019-01-23 12:20 PM Business Confidence 64.7 63.8 64.2
2019-02-20 02:00 PM Business Confidence 64.7 64.0
2019-03-22 02:00 PM Business Confidence 64.3
2019-04-22 02:00 PM Business Confidence


Brazil Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 64.70 63.80 68.50 35.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.70 52.60 53.50 41.60 [+]
Services PMI 52.00 51.90 57.10 36.90 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 52.30 52.40 55.50 38.30 Index [+]
Industrial Production -3.60 -1.00 37.20 -27.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.20 -0.10 25.10 -24.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -5.20 -1.70 18.90 -17.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.50 76.80 84.60 75.90 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -7097.92 10780.29 31768.86 -47224.27 BRL Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 163796.00 189411.00 352722.00 23705.00 [+]
Car Production 196767.00 177503.00 352531.00 2144.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 200.00 235.00 420.00 2.00 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.21 0.23 3.20 -3.26 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment 63.30 63.10 65.40 34.50 [+]
Internet Speed 6819.06 6391.73 6819.06 698.35 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 26855780.00 26798386.00 35093076.00 5857696.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 6.60 3.20 21.40 -21.40 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 59.51 59.76 59.76 3.98 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 72.00 69.00 75.00 48.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 109.00 125.00 129.00 109.00 [+]
Corruption Index 35.00 37.00 43.00 27.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 105.00 96.00 105.00 36.00 [+]
Steel Production 2644.00 2844.00 3269.00 918.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]


Brazil Business Confidence

In Brazil, the Industrial Entrepreneur Confidence Index (ICEI) measures the current situation of businesses and its future prospects. The survey covers about 2,500 companies in construction, mining and manufacturing industries. The questionnaire is made by phone and focuses on: production trends in recent months, order books, export order books, stocks and production expectations. The indicator varies on a scale of 0 to 100 where 50 indicates neutrality, 0 indicates extreme lack of confidence and 100 extreme confidence. This page provides - Brazil Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brazil Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
64.70 63.80 68.50 35.00 2004 - 2019 Index Points Monthly




Country Last Previous
Australia 4.00 Jan/19
Brazil 64.70 Jan/19
Canada 54.70 Jan/19
China 49.50 Jan/19
Euro Area 0.69 Jan/19
France 103.00 Jan/19
Germany 99.10 Jan/19
India 116.20 Mar/19
Indonesia 104.71 Dec/18
Italy 102.10 Jan/19
Japan 19.00 Dec/18
Mexico 50.80 Jan/19
Netherlands 5.80 Jan/19
Russia -2.00 Jan/19
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Singapore -14.00 Dec/18
South Africa 31.00 Dec/18
South Korea 67.00 Jan/19
Spain -4.10 Jan/19
Switzerland 95.00 Jan/19
Turkey 93.00 Jan/19
United Kingdom -23.00 Mar/19
United States 56.60 Jan/19


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