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Latest releases of our survey results of the Ifo Business Survey.

Ifo Business Climate

  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

Ifo Business Survey

  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

  1. Credit Constraint Indicator - From the Ifo Business Survey for November 2016

    Credit Constraints Increase Slightly

    Nov 29, 2016: German companies continue to have little difficulty in obtaining bank loans. The credit constraint indicator for trade and industry rose slightly from 14.4 percent in October to 14.6 percent in November. This is the share of firms reporting restrictive lending by the banks. Financing conditions continue to be very good. Details

  1. Ifo Employment Barometer - Results of the Ifo Business Survey for November 2016

    German Companies Still Seeking New Staff

    Nov 29, 2016: German firms intend to hire additional staff. The Ifo Employment Barometer rose to 111.1 points in November, having stood at 110.7 points in the previous month. The number of jobs in Germany is on the rise. Details

  1. Ifo Export Expectations - Ifo Business Survey for November 2016

    After Trump’s Election: Export Expectations of German Industry Clearly Dampened

    Nov 25, 2016: German industry expects a slower increase in exports. The export expectations fell from 13.9 balance points in October to 6.9 points in November. The results of the US elections seem to have caused uncertainty among German exporters. Details

Regional Evaluation for Eastern Germany

  1. Results of the Ifo Business Survey for November 2016

    Ifo Business Climate Index for Eastern Germany Virtually Unchanged

    Nov 28, 2016: The Ifo Business Climate for industry and trade in eastern Germany trended sideways in November. Although the survey participants assessed their current business situation somewhat less favourably than in the previous month, they look forward to the coming months with slightly increased optimism. Details

  1. Regional evaluation for Saxony of the Ifo Business Survey in September 2016

    Ifo Business Climate Index for Saxony Rises Sharply

    Oct 10, 2016: The Ifo Business Climate Index for trade and industry in the Free State of Saxony rose very sharply in September after three declines in succession. Assessments of the current business situation, which plunged in August, recovered this month. The outlook for the months ahead also improved considerably. In eastern Germany and the rest of the country as a whole the mood brightened too, although not to the same extent as in Saxony. Details


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