Italy - Business Confidence





Italy: Business Confidence

Mnemonic CIB.IITA
Unit Index 2010=100, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 1.01 %
Data Oct 2019 99.6
Sep 2019 98.6

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 10/31/2019

Italy: Business

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Capacity Utilization 2019 Q4 76.8 77 %, SA Quarterly
Business Confidence Oct 2019 99.6 98.6 Index 2010=100, SA Monthly
Industrial Production Sep 2019 104.6 105 Index 2015=100, SA Monthly
Change in Inventories 2019 Q2 -5,425 -3,966 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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