Italy is the 30 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Competitiveness Rank in Italy averaged 42.77 from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 49 in 2009 and a record low of 30 in 2019.

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Italy Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 98.80 99.60 121.52 71.50 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 47.80 48.70 59.00 47.40 [+]
Services PMI 51.40 50.60 57.70 42.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.80 -0.70 17.50 -25.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 -0.80 13.50 -14.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.30 -1.80 19.40 -27.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.20 76.80 81.00 64.90 percent [+]
New Orders 67.30 118.10 140.30 4.16 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders 1.10 -2.80 14.30 -12.30 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -5786.60 -4427.20 5357.70 -5786.60 EUR Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -25.60 -22.60 80.40 -61.60 [+]
Car Registrations 142136.00 88939.00 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 -0.30 -0.50 7.60 -6.60 percent [+]
Mining Production 0.30 -5.90 47.40 -26.20 percent [+]
Steel Production 857.00 2130.00 3033.00 750.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 71.53 70.77 71.53 4.30 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 30.00 31.00 49.00 30.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.60 50.30 59.00 48.80 [+]
Bankruptcies 2844.00 2823.00 4543.00 955.00 Companies [+]
Ease of Doing Business 51.00 46.00 87.00 44.00 [+]
Electricity Production 25294.00 28964.00 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 Competitiveness Rank

The most recent 2018 edition of Global Competitiveness Report assesses 140 economies. In 2018, the World Economic Forum introduced a new methodology emphasizing the role of human capital, innovation, resilience and agility, as not only drivers but also defining features of economic success in the 4th Industrial Revolution. As a result, the GCI scale changed to 1 to 100 from 1 to 7, with higher average score meaning higher degree of competitiveness. The report is made up of 98 variables organized into twelve pillars with the most important including: institutions; infrastructure; ICT adoption; macroeconomic stability; health; skills; product market; labour market; financial system; market size; business dynamism; and innovation capability. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Competitiveness Rank - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Competitiveness Rank - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
30.00 31.00 49.00 30.00 2007 - 2019 Yearly




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