Toll Index October 2016 – busier than ever

There was never a German October which saw as many outbound heavy trucks, on a per working day basis, as this past October. In fact since the launch of the MAUT this country hasn’t sees as many outbound trucks on a per working day basis as it did this past month period.

I will go out on a limb to say that the last quarter of this year will be a great one in terms of industrial production but we will not know an estimate of this until deep into 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 Toll Index has been widely covered in national and international press (selection):

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