Ifo Investment Survey
Since 2007 the results of the Ifo Investment Survey in manufacturing have been made available in summary form. More detailed results appear, as before, in ifo Schnelldienst (in German).
Results of the Ifo Investment Survey for German manufacturing in Fall 2014
Feb 26, 2015: German manufacturers invested around 55 billion euros in new fixed assets, according to the results of the latest Ifo Investment Survey. This figure was only 3% higher than the previous year’s level. The real increase was of around the same magnitude due to the relatively stable price of capital goods in 2014. Original investment plans featured a 9% increase. Details
In the framework of the Investment Survey, which is carried out bi-annually, the Ifo Institute collects data on trends in investment in German manufacturing and mining. In addition to trends in investment over the past two years, the survey also covers investment plans for 2013, as well as the main aims of investment