Italy Business Confidence  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Italy's manufacturing confidence dropped to 106.9 in May 2017 from a downwardly revised 107.7 in the previous month and worse than market expectations of 108. It was the lowest reading in three months, due to a deterioration in orders level (-7 from -4 in April), production expectations (14 from 15) and inventories (2 from 3). Also, the composite business morale index, combining surveys of the manufacturing, retail, construction and services sectors, declined to 106.2 from 106.8 in the previous month. Business Confidence in Italy averaged 101.99 from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 121.52 in February of 1995 and a record low of 71.40 in March of 2009.

Italy Business Confidence
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-29 08:00 AM Mar 107.1 106.4 106.3 106
2017-04-27 08:00 AM Apr 107.9 107.2 107 107.6
2017-05-26 08:00 AM May 106.9 107.7 108 108.4
2017-06-27 08:00 AM Jun 106.9 106.7 107.2
2017-07-26 08:00 AM Jul 107.25
2017-08-28 08:00 AM Aug 107.27




Italy Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 106.90 107.70 121.52 71.40 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.10 56.20 56.20 48.00 [+]
Services PMI 55.10 56.20 56.20 42.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.00 2.90 17.50 -25.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.40 0.40 13.50 -14.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.70 3.50 19.40 -26.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 75.60 76.50 81.00 64.90 percent [+]
New Orders 93.50 119.60 142.20 4.22 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders -0.70 -4.30 14.40 -12.60 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 2004.90 363.39 5702.32 -5021.21 EUR Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 10.00 4.80 80.40 -61.60 [+]
Car Registrations 204113.00 160359.00 310337.00 53296.00 Cars [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.50 4.46 4.50 4.30 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 44.00 43.00 49.00 42.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 55.20 56.80 56.80 48.80 [+]
Bankruptcies 3000.00 3356.00 4543.00 955.00 Companies [+]
Ease of Doing Business 50.00 44.00 87.00 44.00 [+]
Electricity Production 27979.00 26209.00 29587.00 21113.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 47.00 44.00 55.00 29.90 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 60.00 61.00 72.00 29.00 [+]
Steel Production 2109.00 1976.00 3033.00 750.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 11.80 7.70 47.50 -26.40 percent [+]


Italy Business Confidence Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
106.90 107.70 121.52 71.40 1991 - 2017 Monthly



business confidence by Country

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Australia 7.00 May/17
Brazil 51.90 Jun/17
Canada 53.80 May/17
China 51.20 May/17
Euro Area 0.90 May/17
France 108.00 Jun/17
Germany 115.10 Jun/17
India 57.20 Jun/16
Indonesia 103.42 Mar/17
Italy 106.90 May/17
Japan 12.00 Mar/17
Mexico 47.55 May/17
Netherlands 6.10 May/17
Russia -1.00 Jun/17
South Korea 82.00 May/17
Spain 0.50 May/17
Switzerland 101.60 May/17
Turkey 112.40 Jun/17
United Kingdom 1.00 Jun/17
United States 54.90 May/17