Toll Index November 2017 – Merry Times

The Toll Index (calendar adjusted) for November indicates German industrial output remained strong in the month of November as we descent in the seasonally expected December deep. Look out for good industrial production and export Read More …

Toll-Index-August-2017: German economy doing better than its politics

The Toll Index based on fresh data just released by the German BAG  shows a seasonally depressed number of outbound heavy truck vehicles which however represents a record month of August since the existence of Read More …

Toll index April 2017

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 Read More …

Toll Index April 2016 – slow down but still record month

The level of the Toll Index for the month of April is once again at a record height although following a strong first quarter this month of April represents sort of a slow down on Read More …

Toll Index August 2015 – cruising above and beyond

The Toll Index shows an exceptionally active month of August. We expect the economy to be on par with this performance of transportation. Data available at the IDSC of IZA and a link to our Read More …