Portugal - Business Confidence

Portugal: Business Confidence

Mnemonic CIB.IPRT
Unit Index 1990-2006=100, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 0.18 %
Data Dec 2021 108.2
Nov 2021 108.4

Series Information

Source Bank of Portugal
Release Statistical Bulletin
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/1987
End Date 12/31/2021

Portugal: Business

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Capacity Utilization 2023 Q1 81.5 81.6 %, SA Quarterly
Industrial Production Jan 2023 103.54 104.92 Index 2015=100, WDASA Monthly
Change in Inventories 2022 Q4 -101.24 16.25 Mil. EUR, CDASA Quarterly
Real Change in Inventories 2022 Q4 -29.83 -6.27 Mil Ch. 2016 EUR, CDASA Quarterly
Business Confidence Dec 2021 108.2 108.4 Index 1990-2006=100, SA Monthly

Release Information

For Portugal, select indicators extracted from the monthly statistical bulletin produced by the central bank.

The dataset provides information on the Portuguese main economic indicators and includes:

  • Monetary and Financial Statistics
  • Balance of Payment and International Investment Statistics
  • Exchange Rate Statistics
  • Public Finance Statistics
  • National Financial Accounts
  • Statistics on Non-Financial Corporations from Central Balance-Sheet Database
  • General Statistics
  • Statistics on Currency Issuance
  • Payment Systems and
  • Non-Financial Sector Indebtedness


  • Frameworks:
    • ESA 2010
    • IMF BPM6
  • Measurements:
    • Millions of euro (Mil. EUR)
    • Millions of euros year to date (Mil. EUR YTD)
    • Balance of opinion (Bal. of Op.)
    • Percent per annum (% p.a.)
    • Metric tons (Ths. kg)
    • Gigawatt hours (GWh)
    • Unitary count of persons (#)
  • Adjustments:
    • Seasonally adjusted (SA)
    • Not seasonally adjusted (NSA)
  • Measurement point: End of period
  • Native frequencies:
    • Monthly
    • Quarterly
  • Start date: As early as 1974m1


  • ESA 95
  • IMF BPM5
  • OECD FDI 3rd edition

The statistical data for Portugal are provided by Bank of Portugal and compiled from the data provided by the Ministry of Finance, the Statistics Portugal, Euronext Lisboa and the Bank of Portugal.

Portugal adopted the Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) in October 1998 for the dissemination of reliable, comprehensive and timely economic, financial and sociodemographic data.

The active dataset is consistent with ESA 2010 and the sixth education of the Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) published by the IMF.

Older series are consistent with ESA 95 and the Fifth edition of the Balance of Payments Manual published by the IMF, and the third edition of the OECD’s Benchmark Definition of Foreign Direct Investment.


Further reading

At the IMF (SDDS):

At the OECD:

  • Benchmark Definition of Foreign Direct Investment, 3rd edition