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 Spring 2014
Aug 28, 2014: German manufacturers invested 55 billion euros in new fixed assets, according to the results of the latest Ifo Investment Survey. This means that investments were higher than in 2012, but not as high as originally planned. The level of investment was around 1% higher than in 2012 in both nominal and real terms. According to original investment planning, a 4% increase was planned. 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