Toll Index May 2018 – keep calm and drive on

The Toll Index has been widely covered in national and international press (selection): Focus Magazin, Tim Harford – The undercover economist, Financial Times, MoneyWeek, WirtschaftsWoche, CNN International, DRS3 Swiss public radio, Deutsche Welle.  

Toll Index February 2018

Calendar adjusted border crossing heavy vehicle activity for the month of February keeps indicating a great start in the still young year of 2018. The data is available at the Data Repository of the IDSC Read More …

Toll Index January 2018 – great start

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 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 …

German Export in August and the Toll Index

German Exports in the month of August were announced today by Destatis. The data is still preliminary but it does suggest an increase of 7.2% with respect to August 2016. According to the German Press Read More …