This page provides forecasts for Business Confidence including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions.


Last Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19
United States 57.70 Oct/18 56 53 55 57
Euro Area 1.01 Oct/18 1.11 0.75 1.15 1.1
China 50.20 Oct/18 51.4 51.6 52 51.3
Japan 19.00 Sep/18 17 21 20 18.3
Germany 102.80 Oct/18 103 103 104 103
United Kingdom -16.00 Dec/18 -8 -12 1 5
India 64.90 Jun/18 57 63.85 56.5 56
France 104.00 Oct/18 105 101 105 104
Brazil 53.70 Oct/18 53 54 54 54.5
Italy 104.90 Oct/18 108 108 108 107
Canada 61.80 Oct/18 59 60 58 57
Russia -5.00 Oct/18 -2 0 0 1
South Korea 71.00 Oct/18 75 77 79.2 79.8
Australia 4.00 Oct/18 10 9 5.51 5.73
Spain -2.50 Oct/18 0.5 1 0.8 0.4
Mexico 50.70 Oct/18 52 51.4 51.5 51.7
Indonesia 108.05 Sep/18 107 107 106 106
Turkey 87.60 Oct/18 85.5 89.1 90.5 95.1
Netherlands 5.90 Oct/18 5.7 6.9 6.5 6.2
Last Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19
Albania -1.60 Sep/18 -2.5 -2.6 -2.8 -3.1
Angola -14.00 Mar/18 -14.8 -14.93 -15.09 -15.08
Australia 4.00 Oct/18 10 9 5.51 5.73
Austria 5.60 Oct/18 6.5 2.1 1.5 1.2
Belgium -1.10 Oct/18 0.2 -1.8 -2.3 -3.2
Botswana 58.00 Jun/18 69 79 79 72
Brazil 53.70 Oct/18 53 54 54 54.5
Bulgaria 25.20 Oct/18 31 27 25 24
Canada 61.80 Oct/18 59 60 58 57
Cape Verde 12.00 Sep/18 13.92 14.43 13.92 13.42
Chile 53.55 Oct/18 50.7 51.2 51.4 51.6
China 50.20 Oct/18 51.4 51.6 52 51.3
Colombia 3.80 Sep/18 -1 1.8 3 4.5
Croatia 11.80 Oct/18 10.2 11.5 11.8 10.9
Cyprus 113.20 Oct/18 107 106 105 105
Czech Republic 97.30 Oct/18 97.3 94.2 92.9 97.41
Denmark -2.00 Oct/18 3 4 2 2
Dominican Republic 56.80 Jun/18 60 62 62 63
Ecuador 1328.00 Sep/18 1350 1370 1390 1410
Estonia 103.60 Oct/18 103 103 103 103
Euro Area 1.01 Oct/18 1.11 0.75 1.15 1.1
European Union 3.00 Oct/18 5.1 4.6 4.9 4.5
Faroe Islands 13.00 Jun/18 14.17 14.33 14.24 14.1
Finland 8.30 Oct/18 14 16 15 14
France 104.00 Oct/18 105 101 105 104
Georgia 31.40 Mar/18 21.7 22.5 24.4 27.6
Germany 102.80 Oct/18 103 103 104 103
Greece 101.00 Oct/18 105 101 104 103
Hong Kong 2.00 Dec/18 5 -3.36 -0.25 -0.84
Hungary 13.10 Oct/18 12.56 12.57 12.56 12.56
India 64.90 Jun/18 57 63.85 56.5 56
Indonesia 108.05 Sep/18 107 107 106 106
Ireland 21.00 Jun/18 19 5 15 21
Israel 22.60 Oct/18 23.1 22.8 21.5 21.33
Italy 104.90 Oct/18 108 108 108 107
Japan 19.00 Sep/18 17 21 20 18.3
Kazakhstan 7.00 Sep/18 6 5 13 11
Latvia 3.90 Aug/18 3.59 3.71 3.75 3.68
Lithuania -2.30 Oct/18 -1.19 -1.06 -1.06 -1.07
Luxembourg 114.10 Oct/18 110 109 108 108
Macedonia 29.80 Sep/18 29 25.5 23 21
Malaysia 116.30 Jun/18 108 106 105 104
Maldives -66.00 Jun/18 67 71 -42 -26
Malta 109.40 Oct/18 119 119 118 118
Mauritius 136.30 Jun/18 148 152 157 161
Mexico 50.70 Oct/18 52 51.4 51.5 51.7
Mozambique 96.30 Sep/18 97.28 97.15 97.22 97.15
Netherlands 5.90 Oct/18 5.7 6.9 6.5 6.2
New Caledonia 92.20 Jun/18 91.06 91.35 90.13 91.62
New Zealand -37.10 Oct/18 -34 -32 -30 -27
Nigeria 24.80 Sep/18 28 32.87 34.64 34.91
Norway 8.90 Sep/18 9.5 8 8.6 9.1
Peru 52.40 Oct/18 54 56 58 60
Philippines 30.10 Sep/18 35 38 42 43
Poland 4.80 Oct/18 10 9 9 8
Portugal 2.40 Oct/18 2.2 1.9 2.2 2.5
Qatar 23.00 Mar/18 21.08 21.38 21.67 21.58
Romania 0.90 Oct/18 1 0.8 0.5 0.3
Russia -5.00 Oct/18 -2 0 0 1
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16 5 5 5 5
Singapore -1.00 Sep/18 4 6 7 8
Slovakia -0.30 Oct/18 1.9 2.1 2.5 2.3
Slovenia 10.00 Oct/18 10 9 9 10
South Africa 38.00 Sep/18 28 30 32 34
South Korea 71.00 Oct/18 75 77 79.2 79.8
Spain -2.50 Oct/18 0.5 1 0.8 0.4
Sri Lanka 78.00 Jun/18 81 83 81 82
Sweden 106.30 Oct/18 109 108 105 105
Switzerland 100.10 Oct/18 108 108 108 107
Thailand 49.60 Oct/18 52.5 50.1 50.8 51.3
Turkey 87.60 Oct/18 85.5 89.1 90.5 95.1
Uganda 56.73 Oct/18 55.4 58.97 59.25 59.04
Ukraine 117.20 Sep/18 117 115 114 113
United Kingdom -16.00 Dec/18 -8 -12 1 5
United States 57.70 Oct/18 56 53 55 57


Business Confidence - Forecast - 2018-2020