Italy Capacity Utilization  Forecast


Capacity Utilization in Italy is expected to be 77.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Capacity Utilization in Italy to stand at 76.38 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Capacity Utilization is projected to trend around 78.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Italy Business Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Business Confidence 110 104 105 106 106 112
Manufacturing PMI 56.3 53.6 53.8 54 52.3 52.4
Services PMI 53.2 52 52.6 53 52.78 53.1
Industrial Production 5.7 1.6 1.7 1.9 2.03 2.2
Industrial Production Mom 1.2 -0.3 0.5 -0.4 0.03 0.2
Manufacturing Production 4.6 1.2 1.5 1.7 1.52 2
Capacity Utilization 77.4 77.2 77.4 77.5 76.38 78.6
New Orders 115 111 109 116 107 112
Factory Orders 0.2 1.2 -0.6 1 0.24 0.4
Changes in Inventories 1399 1202 1048 860 804 826
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 5.8 19.8 20.2 22.6 11.15 18.13
Car Registrations 166956 115000 158073 161642 164167 121000
Competitiveness Index 4.54 4.5 4.52 4.52 4.49 4.61
Competitiveness Rank 43 44 43 43 46 41
Composite Pmi 54.3 53.2 53.4 53.8 53.14 52.5
Bankruptcies 3000 3900 2926 3531 2888 3600
Ease of Doing Business 50 49 48 48 56 46
Electricity Production 25204 22920 24426 24398 24400 23000
Corruption Index 47 48 49 49 46 51
Corruption Rank 60 59 56 56 56 56
Steel Production 1093 1510 2078 2007 2039 1560
Mining Production 8.4 -0.2 0.2 0.6 -0.14 1.1