The KOF Economic Barometer for Switzerland fell 0.9 points from the previous month to 96.2 in April 2019, missing market expectations of 96.9, largely due to the indicators for the manufacturing sector, mainly due to a deterioration in the indicators for employment, the order situation and the competitive position. In addition, the indicators for the construction industry are slightly declining, while the signals for private consumption as well as the banking and insurance sector are almost unchanged. On the other hand, the outlook for other service providers, accommodation and food service activities and for foreign demand is slightly better than in the previous month. Business Confidence in Switzerland averaged 100.55 Index Points from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 119.30 Index Points in November of 2009 and a record low of 71.80 Index Points in December of 2008.

Business Confidence in Switzerland is expected to be 98.00 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 Switzerland to stand at 102.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Business Confidence is projected to trend around 101.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Switzerland Business Confidence
width
height
Forecast Data Chart
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-30 08:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 95.0 96.4 97 96.9
2019-02-28 08:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 92.4 96.2 95.4 96.1
2019-03-29 08:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 97.4 93.0 93.9 96.5
2019-04-30 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 96.2 97.1 96.9 98.5
2019-05-29 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 96.2 97.1
2019-06-28 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators 98
2019-07-30 07:00 AM KOF Leading Indicators


Switzerland Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 96.20 97.10 119.30 71.80 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.50 50.30 66.90 32.80 [+]
Industrial Production 5.10 0.80 12.30 -10.60 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 5.70 0.90 12.80 -11.60 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.82 84.29 90.00 75.04 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -2642.00 -305.90 4314.50 -4257.30 CHF Million [+]
Bankruptcies 13257.00 12927.00 13257.00 3040.00 Companies and Individuals [+]
Car Registrations 24.77 25.10 37.56 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 -7.70 -26.90 65.00 -91.10 [+]
Mining Production -6.00 -4.50 19.80 -24.60 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 82.59 82.37 82.59 5.54 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 4.00 4.00 4.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 38.00 33.00 38.00 19.00 [+]
Corruption Index 85.00 85.00 91.00 84.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 3.00 3.00 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 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
96.20 97.10 119.30 71.80 1991 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
NSA




Country Last Previous
Australia 0.00 Apr/19
Brazil 58.40 Apr/19
Canada 55.90 Apr/19
China 50.10 Apr/19
Euro Area 0.42 Apr/19
France 101.00 Apr/19
Germany 99.20 Apr/19
India 113.50 Jun/19
Indonesia 102.10 Mar/19
Italy 100.60 Apr/19
Japan 12.00 Mar/19
Mexico 53.00 Apr/19
Netherlands 6.70 Apr/19
Russia -2.00 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Singapore 1.00 Mar/19
South Africa 28.00 Mar/19
South Korea 75.00 Apr/19
Spain -3.80 Apr/19
Switzerland 96.20 Apr/19
Turkey 105.50 Apr/19
United Kingdom -13.00 Jun/19
United States 52.80 Apr/19


Related

Latest