Toll Index September 2016 – picking up pace

The Toll Index for the month of September 2016 shows that outbound, heavy truck transportation activity left the, seasonally expected but best over the years, August low with a slope as steep as ever recording the best September ever.

I expect that industrial production ought to follow suit in about a month’s time when the BMWi will announce preliminary data for the September industrial production.

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The data is available at the Data Repository of the IDSC – Research Data Center of IZA. The paper we first studied the properties of these data is published at the Journal of Forecasting.

The Toll Index has been widely covered in national and international press (selection):

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