Italy Industry

Italy

Italy: Industrial production plunges in January

March 9, 2012

In January, industrial output dropped a seasonally adjusted 2.5% over the previous month. The decline contrasted the 1.2% increase recorded in December and exceeded market expectations of a 1.1% drop. Compared to the same month last year, industrial output dropped 5.1% on a working-day adjusted basis, which was down from December's 1.7% decline and marked the fifth consecutive contraction. As a result, the trend continued to deteriorate, with annual average growth in industrial production falling from 0.1% in December to minus 0.4% in January, which marks the first negative reading since July 2010.


Author:, Head of Data Solutions

Sample Report

Looking for forecasts related to Industry in Italy? Download a sample report now.

Download




Italy Economic News

  • Italy: Manufacturing sector at over six-and-a-half year high on booming new orders

    December 1, 2017

    The IHS Markit manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) came in at a multi-year high of 58.3 in November, above October’s 57.8 reading.

    Read more

  • Italy: GDP growth revised downwards in Q3

    December 1, 2017

    Economic growth gained some traction in the third quarter on the back of strong investment and a robust external sector.

    Read more

  • Italy: Inflation declines further in November

    November 30, 2017

    According to provisional data released by the National Statistical Institute (Istat) on 30 November, consumer prices dropped 0.2% on a monthly basis in November, matching October’s decrease.

    Read more

  • Italy: Consumer confidence weakens in November

    November 27, 2017

    The National Institute of Statistics’ (Istat) consumer confidence index declined to 114.3 points in November, down from October’s revised 116.0 points (previously reported: 116.1) and undershot market expectations of 116.4 points. November’s reading reflected a deterioration in consumers’ assessments of the current general economic situation as well as in their expectations about the future general economic situation.

    Read more

  • Italy: Business confidence slips in November

    November 27, 2017

    The National Institute of Statistics (Istat) composite business confidence indicator (IESE, Istat Economic Sentiment Indicator)—which covers the manufacturing, construction, services and retail sectors—slipped to 108.8 points in November, a slight decrease from October’s multi-year high of 109.1 points. The weakening came mainly on the back of a deterioration in sentiment on the retail trade sector, in which both the assessments on current sales and the expectations on future sales worsened.

    Read more

More news

Search form