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

Italy's manufacturing confidence index fell slightly to 110.8 in November of 2017 from a near ten-year high 110.9 in October. Production expectations worsened (17.1 from 17.7 in October), while assessments on order books improved (1.3 from 0.6) and the balance on inventories increased (2.3 from 1.8). Also, the composite business morale index, combining surveys of the manufacturing, retail, construction and services sectors, fell to 108.8 from 109.1 in the previous month. Business Confidence in Italy averaged 102.12 from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 121.52 in February of 1995 and a record low of 71.50 in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-27 08:00 AM Business Confidence 110.4 108.5 108.1 108.5
2017-10-26 08:00 AM Business Confidence 111.0 110.5 110.0 110.9
2017-11-27 09:00 AM Business Confidence 110.8 110.9 111.5
2017-12-22 09:00 AM Business Confidence 110.8 111.5
2018-01-27 09:00 AM Business Confidence
2018-02-24 10:00 AM Business Confidence


Italy Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 110.80 110.90 121.52 71.50 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 58.30 57.80 58.30 48.00 [+]
Services PMI 54.70 52.10 56.30 42.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.10 2.40 17.50 -25.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.50 -1.30 13.50 -14.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.20 5.10 19.40 -27.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.00 77.40 81.00 64.90 percent [+]
New Orders 109.30 74.10 142.20 4.22 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders -3.90 5.30 15.40 -12.50 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -1415.40 843.00 5282.90 -4832.60 EUR Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 10.60 5.80 80.40 -61.60 [+]
Car Registrations 156332.00 157900.00 310337.00 53296.00 Cars [+]
Internet Speed 9210.65 8669.14 9210.65 2453.86 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 13315518.00 13117319.00 18750460.00 5491532.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 1.90 21.00 47.40 -26.30 percent [+]
Steel Production 2275.00 2174.00 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 56.00 53.90 56.80 48.80 [+]
Bankruptcies 3284.00 3000.00 4543.00 955.00 Companies [+]
Ease of Doing Business 46.00 50.00 87.00 44.00 [+]
Electricity Production 25204.00 27263.00 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 [+]


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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
110.80 110.90 121.52 71.50 1991 - 2017 Monthly




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Country Last
Australia 6.00 Nov/17
Brazil 56.50 Nov/17
Canada 63.00 Nov/17
China 51.80 Nov/17
Euro Area 1.49 Nov/17
France 112.00 Nov/17
Germany 117.50 Nov/17
India 64.10 Mar/17
Indonesia 112.39 Sep/17
Italy 110.80 Nov/17
Japan 22.00 Sep/17
Mexico 49.40 Nov/17
Netherlands 9.10 Nov/17
Russia -4.00 Nov/17
South Korea 83.00 Nov/17
Spain 2.50 Nov/17
Switzerland 110.30 Nov/17
Turkey 106.30 Nov/17
United Kingdom -11.00 Dec/17
United States 58.20 Nov/17