Portugal - Business Confidence

Portugal: Business Confidence

Mnemonic CIB.IPRT
Unit Index 1990-2006=100, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 1.44 %
Data Jan 2020 105.4
Dec 2019 103.9

Series Information

Source Bank of Portugal
Release Statistical Bulletin (Monthly)
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/1987
End Date 1/31/2020

Portugal: Business

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Capacity Utilization 2020 Q1 80.6 77.4 %, SA Quarterly
Business Confidence Jan 2020 105.4 103.9 Index 1990-2006=100, SA Monthly
Industrial Production Dec 2019 106.44 103.52 Index 2015=100, WDASA Monthly
Change in Inventories 2019 Q3 501.57 229.8 Mil. EUR, CDASA Quarterly
Real Change in Inventories 2019 Q3 490.87 267.73 Mil Ch. 2016 EUR, CDASA Quarterly

Release Information

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

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

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 detailed methodologies for the specific indicators can be found at:


Active series begin as early as January 1974 and are monthly and quarterly. Figures are end-of-period positions in 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.), tons (Ths. kg), gigwat hours (GWh) and number of individuals (#), not seasonally adjusted (NSA) and seasonally adjusted (SA).

The data may be subject to revisions.