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Ifo Business Climate Index with Ifo Business Survey in the German Services Sector

Internet publication date of the Ifo Business Climate Index: 19 December 2016 10:30 AM CET

Results of the Ifo Business Survey are available as of 10:00 a.m. CET via the news agencies and as of 10:30 a.m. CET here.

Latest available results of the Ifo Business Climate Index and the Ifo Business Survey in the German Services Sector:

  1. Results of the November 2016 Ifo Business Survey

    Ifo Business Climate after Trump Election Unchanged

    Nov 24, 2016: Confidence in the German economy continues to be good. The Ifo Business Climate Index remained unchanged at 110.4 points (seasonal adjustment correction) in November. The firms were once again more satisfied with their current business situation, but with regard to the coming months they are somewhat less optimistic. The economic upturn in Germany remains intact. The German economy seems to be unfazed by the election of Donald Trump as US President. Details

  1. Results of the November 2016 Ifo Business Survey

    German Service Sector: Ifo Business Climate Indicator for the Services Rises

    Nov 24, 2016: In the service sector, business confidence has improved. The indicator rose from 32.3 balance points in October to 34.8 points in November. The companies gave significantly more favourable assessments of the current situation. Their expectations for the coming months, on the other hand, have been downgraded slightly. The firms plan further increases in the number of employees. Details


Dr. Klaus Wohlrabe

Ifo Institute
Ifo Center for Business Cycle Analysis and Surveys
Phone: +49(0)89/9224-1229
Fax: +49(0)89/9224-1463
Email: wohlrabe @

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