The Netherlands' business confidence indicator fell to -5.6 in October 2020 from -4.8 a month earlier. This was the weakest reading since July, as manufacturers’ opinions on future output have deteriorated slightly for the third consecutive month. However, they were less negative about their order position and more positive about their stocks of finished products. source: Statistics Netherlands

Business Confidence in Netherlands averaged 0.68 points from 1985 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 10.90 points in February of 2018 and a record low of -28.70 points in April of 2020. This page provides - Netherlands Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Netherlands Business Confidence - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.

Business Confidence in Netherlands is expected to be -5.20 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Business Confidence in Netherlands to stand at -4.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Business Confidence is projected to trend around -6.00 points in 2021 and -3.00 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Netherlands Business Confidence

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5.60 -4.80 10.90 -28.70 1985 - 2020 points Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-30 04:30 AM Business Confidence Jul -8.7 -15.1 -14
2020-08-28 04:30 AM Business Confidence Aug -5.4 -8.7 -8.4
2020-09-28 04:30 AM Business Confidence Sep -4.8 -5.4 -6.6
2020-10-29 05:30 AM Business Confidence Oct -5.6 -4.8 -5.2
2020-11-27 05:30 AM Business Confidence Nov -5.6 -7
2020-12-28 05:30 AM Business Confidence Dec -4.8
2021-01-29 05:30 AM Business Confidence Jan
2021-02-26 05:30 AM Business confidence Feb


News Stream
Dutch Business Sentiment Deteriorates in October
The Netherlands' business confidence indicator fell to -5.6 in October 2020 from -4.8 a month earlier. This was the weakest reading since July, as manufacturers’ opinions on future output have deteriorated slightly for the third consecutive month. However, they were less negative about their order position and more positive about their stocks of finished products.
2020-10-29
Dutch Business Sentiment Improves Further
The Netherlands' business confidence indicator rose to -4.8 in September 2020 from -5.4 a month earlier. This was the fifth straight month of improvement in business sentiment, as manufacturers were less negative about their order book while they became more positive about their stocks of finished products. In contrast, producers were more gloomy about their expected activity.
2020-09-28
Dutch Manufacturing Confidence Improves in August
The Netherlands' business confidence indicator rose to -5.4 in August 2020 from -8.7 a month earlier, as manufacturers were mainly less negative about their order position and their stocks of finished products. On the other hand, opinions on future output have deteriorated slightly.
2020-08-28
Dutch Business Morale Remains Weak in July
The Dutch producer confidence index increased to -8.7 in July 2020 from -15.1 a month earlier, remaining well below pre-pandemic levels amid the coronavirus pandemic. The indicators measuring new orders and stocks remained in negative territory, while manufacturers' opinion about expected activity turned positive for first time since February.
2020-07-30

Netherlands Business Confidence
In Netherlands, the producer confidence survey covers 1,700 manufacturing companies and gathers up-to-date information on economic developments for all activities of the manufacturing industry. The survey covers three components: how companies evaluate their order positions, their stocks of finished products in the month under review and the anticipated economic activity for the next three months. The index is calculated as the percentage of positive answers minus the percentage of negative answers. Therefore, the indicator varies from -100 (all participants evaluate their situation as poor and expect it to become worse) to 100 (all companies are happy with current situation and expect it to improve); 0 indicates neutrality.