Imports to Italy decreased 0.3 percent year-on-year to EUR 36.895 billion in March of 2019, dragged by lower purchases of transport equipment (-3.3 percent); basic metals and metal products (-2 percent); machinery and equipment (-2.1 percent) and food, beverages and tobacco (-2.8 percent); while import rose for chemicals and chemical products (0.7 percent); computers, electronic and optical devices (1.8 percent) and textiles, clothing and leather (1.6 percent). Imports dropped mainly from Germany (-2.1 percent); France (-2 percent); China (-1.4 percent); Russia (-12 percent) and OPEC (-9.2 percent). By contrast, imports advanced from the United States (11.5 percent); the Netherlands (5.6 percent) and Spain (4.8 percent). Imports in Italy averaged 23622.83 EUR Million from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 39938.06 EUR Million in October of 2018 and a record low of 5285.80 EUR Million in August of 1992.

Imports in Italy is expected to be 37400.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Italy to stand at 40020.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Imports is projected to trend around 40500.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Italy Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4625.00 3238.00 7902.67 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Current Account 4040.10 3250.10 19332.70 -10633.40 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.50 2.80 2.90 -3.70 percent [+]
Imports 36894.65 34240.09 39938.06 5285.80 EUR Million [+]
Exports 41520.06 37478.47 43756.10 5946.40 EUR Million [+]
External Debt 2113580.00 2139097.00 2177794.00 524899.00 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 101.80 100.50 105.50 83.40 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 4343.20 -1556.60 17094.70 -27541.10 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 131.01 148.11 202.52 96.92 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 2451.80 2451.80 2451.84 2451.80 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.74 2.75 3.71 1.98 [+]
Tourism Revenues 2521.66 1939.73 5854.26 1128.47 EUR Million [+]
Weapons Sales 660.00 670.00 1715.00 8.00 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 87.00 85.00 120.00 23.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -2117.00 3912.00 14203.00 -10787.00 EUR Million [+]

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Italy Imports

In 2017, imports to Italy rose by 9 percent from the previous year to EUR 401 billion, the highest level since 2011. Main imports were: transport (12 percent of total imports); base metals and metal products (10 percent); chemicals (9 percent); textiles, clothing, leather and accessories (8 percent); food, beverages and tobacco (8 percent); machinery and equipment (7 percent); computers, electronic and optical devices (7 percent); pharmaceutical, chemical-medicinal and botanical articles (6 percent); and crude oil (6 percent). Main import partners were: Germany (16 percent of the total imports); France (9 percent); China (7 percent); the Netherlands (6 percent); Spain (5 percent); Belgium and the US (4 percent each); Russia, the UK and Switzerland (3 percent each). This page provides - Italy Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Italy Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
36894.65 34240.09 39938.06 5285.80 1991 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly
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