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

The manufacturing confidence index in Italy stood at 106.9 in July 2018, unchanged from the previous month's 16-month low and slightly above market expectations of 106.5. Output outlook improved (13.6 vs 12.4 in June) despite a further deterioration in orders level (-5.6 vs -3.6). Also, there was a decline in inventories (3.1 vs 3.8). The composite business morale index, combining surveys of the manufacturing, retail, construction and services sectors, eased to 105.4 in July from 105.5 in June, with strong gains in the building sector offsetting declining confidence in retail and services. Business Confidence in Italy averaged 102.27 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 71.40 Index Points in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-05-29 08:00 AM Business Confidence 107.7 107.7 107.2 109.5
2018-06-27 08:00 AM Business Confidence 106.9 107.6 106.9 109
2018-07-26 08:00 AM Business Confidence 106.9 106.9 106.5 107.2
2018-08-28 08:00 AM Business Confidence 106.9 107.1
2018-09-27 08:00 AM Business Confidence 107.7
2018-10-30 10:00 AM Business Confidence 107.9


Italy Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 106.90 106.90 121.52 71.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.50 53.30 59.00 48.00 [+]
Services PMI 54.00 54.30 57.70 42.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.70 2.20 17.40 -25.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.50 0.80 13.50 -14.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.30 2.20 19.40 -27.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.00 77.50 81.00 64.90 percent [+]
New Orders 119.60 102.20 140.30 4.16 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders 3.60 -0.60 14.30 -12.30 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 717.40 -2188.50 5282.90 -4832.60 EUR Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -37.20 -48.40 80.40 -61.60 [+]
Car Registrations 152393.00 174702.00 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 12.50 25.10 47.20 -26.10 percent [+]
Steel Production 2135.00 2180.00 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 53.00 53.90 59.00 48.80 [+]
Bankruptcies 2945.00 3242.00 4543.00 955.00 Companies [+]
Ease of Doing Business 46.00 50.00 87.00 44.00 [+]
Electricity Production 24277.00 22931.00 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 August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
106.90 106.90 121.52 71.40 1991 - 2018 Index Points Monthly




business confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 7.00 Jul/18
Brazil 50.20 Jul/18
Canada 61.80 Jul/18
China 51.20 Jul/18
Euro Area 1.29 Jul/18
France 108.00 Jul/18
Germany 101.70 Jul/18
India 59.70 Dec/17
Indonesia 112.82 Jun/18
Italy 106.90 Jul/18
Japan 21.00 Jun/18
Mexico 50.70 Jul/18
Netherlands 6.30 Jul/18
Russia -2.00 Jul/18
South Korea 74.00 Jul/18
Spain -1.90 Jul/18
Switzerland 101.10 Jul/18
Turkey 102.70 Jul/18
United Kingdom -3.00 Sep/18
United States 58.10 Jul/18


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