Italy Manufacturing PMI  2012-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The IHS Markit Manufacturing PMI for Italy rose to 56.3 in August of 2017 from 55.1 in July, beating market expectations of 55.3. The reading pointed to the strongest expansion in factory activity since February of 2011, reflecting faster growth in output, new orders and employment. Both stronger domestic sales and higher new export orders contributed to the increase, with the latter rising at the joint-fastest rate since June of 2014. In addition, supplier lead times recorded the sharpest increase in over six years. On the other hand, future expectations fell to the lowest since December of 2014. Manufacturing PMI in Italy is reported by Markit Economics.

Italy Manufacturing PMI
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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 11.50 10.30 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 2120.00 2085.00 3033.00 750.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 8.40 2.70 47.20 -26.10 percent [+]


Italy Manufacturing PMI Notes

In Italy, the Markit Italy Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 400 industrial companies. The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index is based on five individual indexes with the following weights: New Orders (30 percent), Output (25 percent), Employment (20 percent), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15 percent) and Stock of Items Purchased (10 percent), with the Delivery Times index inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
56.30 55.10 56.30 48.00 2012 - 2017 Monthly
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Australia 59.80 Aug/17
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Canada 54.60 Aug/17
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Germany 59.30 Aug/17
India 51.20 Aug/17
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Japan 52.20 Aug/17
Mexico 52.20 Aug/17
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Switzerland 61.20 Aug/17
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United Kingdom 56.90 Aug/17
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