|Balance of responses about the next quarter expectations for the business|
|Bankrupt debtors||III/16||−4.5 %|
|Business Confidence||IV/16||−0.5 %|
|Quarterly variation in the Harmonised Business Confidence Index (ICEH)|
|Trading companies||Dec/16||−5.7 %|
|Year-over-year variation of trading companies created|
The Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, on the basis of the results by economic sectors obtained from the Business climate statistics, produces a quarterly Indicator of the Business Climate of Catalonia (ICEC) which surveys the evolution of economic activity in Catalonia for the given quarter.
The Bank of Spain compiles state-wide information on the activities of credit-granting entities and publishes information on total deposits and loans in the Spanish banking system, by autonomous communities, in its statistical newsletter.