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Ifo Export Climate

The Ifo Export Climate is based on company and consumer confidence indices, as well as an indicator of the price competitiveness of German companies versus 37 trade partners.

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  1. Ifo Export Climate for January 2017

    Ifo Export Climate Begins Year by Rising

    Feb 20, 2017: The Ifo Export Climate rose to 0.72 points in January 2017 from 0.59 index points in December 2016. The improvement in the export climate was due to higher corporate and consumer confidence abroad. Price competiveness in the German economy, by contrast, had a slightly dampening effect. Details

Publication on the Ifo Export Climate

  1. Elstner, Steffen, Christian Grimme and Ulrich Haskamp, "Das ifo Exportklima – ein Frühindikator für die deutsche Exportprognose", ifo Schnelldienst 66 (04), 2013, 36-43 | Details | PDF Download


Christian Grimme

Ifo Institute
Ifo Center for Business Cycle Analysis and Surveys
Phone: +49(0)89/9224-1285
Fax: +49(0)89/9224-1460
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