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 2013
Feb 27, 2014: According to the results of the current Ifo Investment Survey, German manufacturers invested around 57 billion euros in new tangible assets. This represented a nominal increase of 3% in investment versus the previous year. Due to the relatively stable prices for investment goods in 2013 the real increase is of around the same magnitude. 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