Italy’s manufacturing confidence index decreased to 100.1 in July of 2019 from a downwardly revised 100.7 in the previous month and missing market expectations of 100.6. It was the worst reading since January of 2015. There was a deterioration in assessments on order books (-17.7 from -14.0 in June) and inventories decreased (3.1 from 4.1), while expectations on production improved (6.4 from 5.4). Meanwhile, the composite business morale index, combining surveys of the manufacturing, retail, construction and services sectors, rose to 101.2 in July from 99.3 in June. Business Confidence in Italy averaged 102.29 Index Points from 1991 until 2019, 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.

Business Confidence in Italy is expected to be 99.00 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Business Confidence in Italy to stand at 102.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Business Confidence is projected to trend around 104.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-19 08:00 AM Business Confidence Apr 100.6 100.8 100.7 101.2
2019-05-29 08:00 AM Business Confidence May 102.0 100.8 100.4 100.4
2019-06-27 08:00 AM Business Confidence Jun 100.8 101.9 101.0 101.1
2019-07-26 08:00 AM Business Confidence Jul 100.1 100.7 100.6 100.2
2019-08-28 08:00 AM Business Confidence Aug 100.1 98.9
2019-09-27 08:00 AM Business Confidence Sep 99
2019-10-30 09:00 AM Business Confidence Oct


Italy Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 100.10 100.70 121.52 71.50 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.50 48.40 59.00 47.40 [+]
Services PMI 51.70 50.50 57.70 42.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.20 -0.60 17.50 -26.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.20 1.00 13.50 -14.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.90 -2.20 19.40 -27.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.20 76.80 81.00 64.90 percent [+]
New Orders 116.20 102.00 140.30 4.16 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders 2.50 -2.20 14.30 -12.30 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -4480.00 -1660.10 5357.70 -4872.80 EUR Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -49.50 -28.00 80.40 -61.60 [+]
Car Registrations 152800.00 171626.00 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 [+]
Manufacturing Sales 1.60 -1.10 7.60 -6.60 percent [+]
Mining Production -0.80 -5.60 47.20 -26.10 percent [+]
Steel Production 2086.00 2215.00 3033.00 750.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 70.77 70.46 70.77 4.30 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 31.00 31.00 49.00 31.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 51.00 50.10 59.00 48.80 [+]
Bankruptcies 2823.00 3029.00 4543.00 955.00 Companies [+]
Ease of Doing Business 51.00 46.00 87.00 44.00 [+]
Electricity Production 23003.00 22439.00 29587.00 21113.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 52.00 50.00 55.00 29.90 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 53.00 54.00 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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
100.10 100.70 121.52 71.50 1991 - 2019 Index Points Monthly




Country Last Previous
Australia 4.00 Jul/19
Brazil 57.40 Jul/19
Canada 54.20 Jul/19
China 49.70 Jul/19
Euro Area -0.12 Jul/19
France 101.00 Jul/19
Germany 95.70 Jul/19
India 113.50 Jun/19
Indonesia 108.81 Jun/19
Italy 100.10 Jul/19
Japan 7.00 Jun/19
Mexico 49.50 Jul/19
Netherlands 3.90 Jul/19
Russia -1.00 Jul/19
Saudi Arabia 3.00 Jun/16
Singapore -11.00 Jun/19
South Africa 28.00 Jun/19
South Korea 73.00 Jul/19
Spain -2.80 Jul/19
Switzerland 97.10 Jul/19
Turkey 98.30 Jul/19
United Kingdom -32.00 Sep/19
United States 51.20 Jul/19


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