Italy Business Confidence  1991-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The manufacturing confidence index in Italy rose to 105.7 in September of 2018 from an upwardly revised 105 in August, beating market consensus of 104.5. The assessment on order books improved (-9.0 from -6.6) while production expectations declined slightly (12.3 from 12.4). Meantime, the balance on inventories deteriorated (3.8 from 4.1). The composite business confidence climate index, combining surveys of the manufacturing, retail, construction and services sectors also advanced to 103.9 from 103.7. Business Confidence in Italy averaged 102.29 Index Points from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 121.52 Index Points in February of 1995 and a record low of 71.50 Index Points in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-26 08:00 AM Business Confidence 106.9 106.9 106.5 107.2
2018-08-28 08:00 AM Business Confidence 104.8 106.7 106.2 106.5
2018-09-27 08:00 AM Business Confidence 105.7 105 104.5 104.7
2018-10-30 10:00 AM Business Confidence 105.7 107.9
2018-11-27 09:00 AM Business Confidence 108.4
2018-12-21 09:00 AM Business Confidence 108.5


Italy Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 105.70 105.00 121.52 71.50 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.00 50.10 59.00 48.00 [+]
Services PMI 53.30 52.60 57.70 42.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.80 -1.30 17.50 -26.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.70 -1.60 13.50 -14.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.20 2.10 19.40 -26.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.00 77.50 81.00 64.90 percent [+]
New Orders 74.90 119.30 140.30 4.16 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders 4.90 -2.20 14.30 -12.30 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 157.50 -500.50 5282.90 -4832.60 EUR Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -34.70 -29.80 80.40 -61.60 [+]
Car Registrations 96422.00 91551.00 310337.00 53296.00 [+]
Internet Speed 9210.65 8669.14 9210.65 2453.86 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 13315518.00 13117319.00 18750460.00 5491532.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 2.80 12.20 47.20 -26.10 percent [+]
Steel Production 1162.00 2210.00 3033.00 750.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.54 4.50 4.54 4.30 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 43.00 44.00 49.00 42.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.40 51.70 59.00 48.80 [+]
Bankruptcies 2949.00 3015.00 4543.00 955.00 Companies [+]
Ease of Doing Business 46.00 50.00 87.00 44.00 [+]
Electricity Production 24768.00 27108.00 29587.00 21113.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 50.00 47.00 55.00 29.90 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 54.00 60.00 72.00 29.00 [+]


Italy Business Confidence

In Italy, the Manufacturing Confidence Index covers 4,000 Italian companies. The questionnaire focuses on the current trend of order books, production and inventories, short-term forecasts on order books, production, prices and the general economic situation. The business confidence index is adjusted for seasonal effects and fixed to a base year of 2005. The value 100 indicates no evolution in business sentiment, a value over 100 shows increasing confidence and a value under 100 indicates low expectations. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Business Confidence - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
105.70 105.00 121.52 71.50 1991 - 2018 Index Points Monthly




business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 6.00 Sep/18
Brazil 52.80 Sep/18
Canada 50.40 Sep/18
China 50.80 Sep/18
Euro Area 1.21 Sep/18
France 107.00 Sep/18
Germany 103.70 Sep/18
India 64.90 Jun/18
Indonesia 112.82 Jun/18
Italy 105.70 Sep/18
Japan 19.00 Sep/18
Mexico 50.90 Sep/18
Netherlands 5.70 Sep/18
Russia -3.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Singapore 7.00 Jun/18
South Africa 38.00 Sep/18
South Korea 73.00 Sep/18
Spain -3.70 Sep/18
Switzerland 102.20 Sep/18
Turkey 89.60 Sep/18
United Kingdom -3.00 Sep/18
United States 59.80 Sep/18


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