Italy - Business Confidence

Italy: Business Confidence

Mnemonic CIB.IITA
Unit Index 2010=100, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 18.24 %
Data Sep 2020 88.8
Aug 2020 75.1

Series Information

Source Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)
Release Construction, Trade and Services Enterprises Confidence
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 3/31/2005
End Date 9/30/2020

Italy: Business

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Business Confidence Sep 2020 88.8 75.1 Index 2010=100, SA Monthly
Capacity Utilization 2020 Q3 64.5 %, SA Quarterly
Industrial Production Jul 2020 97.8 91.1 Index 2015=100, SA Monthly
Change in Inventories 2020 Q2 -5,707 862.3 Mil. EUR, CDASA Quarterly

Release Information

The Italian National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) reports monthly business confidence indexes in for construction, market services, and retail trade sectors. Figures are based 2010 = 100 and are seasonally adjusted (SA). 

The business confidence survey is a part of the joint harmonized EU programme of business and consumer surveys. It surveys assessments and expectations concerning a firms' main activities. A sample of 700 firms in three different economic divisions according to NACE rev.2 (section F) is used. Firms that are sampled have three or more employees and are partitioned from four geographic areas. Data is collected using CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing) technique. 

Data is subject to revisions. 

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