Business Cycle Tracer is a graphic tool to analyze the business tendency based on confidence indicators for Manufacturing industries, Construction industry, Services and Retail trade - please refer to documentation for those statistics.
The Business Cycle Tracer is plotted in a scatter graph. Y-values depict indicator level. X-values depict changes in indicator level month over month. Along the curve is traced the development month by month.
The collection of data for these statistics has not been affected by COVID-19.
Based on Business Tendency Survey data, a composite indicator is calculated by Principal Component Analysis for each sector.
Users of the statistics are trade organizations, banks, politicians, public authorities, international organizations, business enterprises and the news media.
Update each month the second workday.
Containing time series from 1998 and onwards