Business Climate in Germany Improves for Solo Self-Employed Persons and Microenterprises

The business climate for microenterprises and solo self-employed persons in Germany has improved, according to the latest index for this segment (“Jimdo-ifo Business Climate Index”). This index rose to minus 1.1 points (not seasonally adjusted) in June, up from minus 2.5 points in May. “Business is considerably better,” says Klaus Wohlrabe, Head of Surveys at ifo, “but there are still major concerns with regard to the second half of the year.”