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

The manufacturing confidence in Italy increased to 108.1 in August from an upwardly revised 107.8 in July, slightly above market expectations of 108. It is the strongest figure since December of 2007, as expectations improved for orders (19.1 from 15.3 in July), production (17.3 from 13.8), prices (6.7 from 5.1) and economic situation (7.6 from 5.3). Moreover, the composite business morale index, combining surveys of the manufacturing, retail, construction and services sectors rose to 107.0 from 105.6 in July, marking its highest reading since June 2007. Meanwhile, employment prospects decreased (3.1 from 4.3). Business Confidence in Italy averaged 102.04 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-06-27 08:00 AM Business Confidence 107.3 106.9 106.7 107.2
2017-07-26 08:00 AM Business Confidence 107.7 107.3 107 107.5
2017-08-28 08:00 AM Business Confidence 108.1 107.8 108 108.1
2017-09-27 08:00 AM Business Confidence 108.1 108.3 108.5
2017-10-26 08:00 AM Business Confidence 108.29
2017-11-27 09:00 AM Business Confidence 108.39


Italy Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 108.10 107.80 121.52 71.40 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.30 55.10 56.30 48.00 [+]
Services PMI 55.10 56.30 56.30 42.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.40 5.20 17.50 -25.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 1.10 13.50 -14.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.60 4.80 19.40 -27.00 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.40 75.60 81.00 64.90 percent [+]
New Orders 112.60 93.50 142.20 4.22 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders 4.30 -0.50 14.40 -12.60 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 1398.60 950.60 5702.30 -5021.20 EUR Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 14.90 11.50 80.40 -61.60 [+]
Car Registrations 83363.00 145363.00 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 55.80 56.20 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 1093.00 2120.00 3033.00 750.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 8.40 2.70 47.20 -26.10 percent [+]


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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
108.10 107.80 121.52 71.40 1991 - 2017 Monthly




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