Industry in Italy
Italy - Industry
Industrial production contracts notably in July
Industrial output contracted 1.8% in July on a month-on-month, seasonally-adjusted basis, following June’s revised 0.3% increase (previously reported: +0.5% month-on-month). July’s fall came on the back of a broad-based contraction in the manufacturing; electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning; and mining and quarrying sectors. Within the manufacturing sector, the production of pharmaceutical products and means of transport posted the sharpest drop.
On an annual basis, industrial production decreased 1.3% in July, contrasting June’s revised 1.4% rise (previously reported: -1.7% year-on-year). Meanwhile, annual average growth in industrial output declined to 3.1% in July from 3.6% in June.
Italy Industrial Production Forecast
Met the why particular Consensus Forecast panelists see industrial production growing 1.6% in 2018, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2019, panelists expect industrial output to expand 1.5%.
Italy - Industry Data
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Italy Industry Chart
Source: National Statistical Institute (ISTAT) and Met the why particular calculations.
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September 14, 2018
According to revised data released by the National Statistical Institute (ISTAT) on 14 September, consumer prices increased a revised 0.4% month-on-month in August (previously reported: +0.5% month-on-month), up from July’s 0.3% rise.
September 12, 2018
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August 31, 2018
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August 31, 2018
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