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Manufacturers Expect Higher Exports

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Ifo Export Expectations - Results of the ifo Business Survey for November 2017 Press Release for ifo Export Expectations (PDF, 67 KB) German industry expects higher exports. Sentiment among the branch’s exporters is very strong. The ifo Export Expectations rose from 21.0 balance points in October to 21.3 balance points in November, reaching their highest level since January 2011. Export expectations hit a new record high in engineering and metal goods production. Over 40 percent of engineering companies believe that their exports may increase in the months ahead. The outlook also improved markedly for electronics and optical equipment producers. Food manufacturers, by contrast,

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ifo Export Expectations - Results of the ifo Business Survey for November 2017

German industry expects higher exports. Sentiment among the branch’s exporters is very strong. The ifo Export Expectations rose from 21.0 balance points in October to 21.3 balance points in November, reaching their highest level since January 2011.

Export expectations hit a new record high in engineering and metal goods production. Over 40 percent of engineering companies believe that their exports may increase in the months ahead. The outlook also improved markedly for electronics and optical equipment producers. Food manufacturers, by contrast, currently do not expect any growth in exports. 

Clemens Fuest, President of the ifo Institute

Clemens Fuest
Clemens Fuest took over from Hans Werner Sinn as chairman of the IFO Institute in April 2016. He is professor at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Munich.

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