The Netherlands’ business confidence indicator dropped to 2.1 in May 2023 from 3.0 in the previous month. It marked the weakest reading since February 2021, as entrepreneurs became more pessimistic about stocks of finished products (-4.6 vs -3.8 in April). Furthermore, assessments were less optimistic for expected production (2.7 vs 3.1) and order books (8.3 vs 9.6) for the next three months. source: Statistics Netherlands
Business Confidence in Netherlands averaged 1.05 points from 1985 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 12.70 points in November of 2021 and a record low of -28.70 points in April of 2020. This page provides - Netherlands Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Netherlands Business Confidence - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2023.
Business Confidence in Netherlands is expected to be 4.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Netherlands Business Confidence is projected to trend around 4.50 points in 2024 and 1.50 points in 2025, according to our econometric models.