Imports to Italy continue to shrink at double digits in August of (-12.6 percent year-on-year to EUR 23.79 billion), with purchases of energy (-40.6 percent) and capital goods (-19.8 percent) recording the biggest drops. Imports from the Euro Area went down 10.4 percent.

Imports in Italy averaged 24048.43 EUR Million from 1991 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 40173.09 EUR Million in October of 2018 and a record low of 5285.80 EUR Million in August of 1992. This page provides - Italy Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Italy Imports - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020. source: National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)

Imports in Italy is expected to be 25500.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Italy to stand at 37400.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Imports is projected to trend around 33600.00 EUR Million in 2021 and 37500.00 EUR Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Italy Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
23789.00 32484.00 40173.09 5285.80 1991 - 2020 EUR Million Monthly
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Italy Imports
In 2017, imports to Italy rose by 9 percent from the previous year to EUR 401 billion, the highest level since 2011. Main imports were: transport (12 percent of total imports); base metals and metal products (10 percent); chemicals (9 percent); textiles, clothing, leather and accessories (8 percent); food, beverages and tobacco (8 percent); machinery and equipment (7 percent); computers, electronic and optical devices (7 percent); pharmaceutical, chemical-medicinal and botanical articles (6 percent); and crude oil (6 percent). Main import partners were: Germany (16 percent of the total imports); France (9 percent); China (7 percent); the Netherlands (6 percent); Spain (5 percent); Belgium and the US (4 percent each); Russia, the UK and Switzerland (3 percent each).
Italy Imports by Category Last Previous
Manufactured Products 28141.82 25841.99 EUR Million Jul/20
Intermediate Goods 11396.00 9968.00 EUR Million Aug/20
Consumer Goods - Non-durable 10020.86 8868.53 EUR Million Jul/20
Consumer Goods 9869.00 10189.00 EUR Million Aug/20
Investment Goods 8405.00 7669.00 EUR Million Aug/20
Manufacture of Basic Chemicals 2968.70 2484.49 EUR Million Jul/20
Metal Products 2639.82 3688.53 EUR Million Aug/20
Textile & Apparel Products 2398.25 3368.98 EUR Million Aug/20
Energy 2276.00 2500.00 EUR Million Aug/20
Food Beverages & Tobacco Products 2236.86 2530.10 EUR Million Aug/20
Mineral Products 2078.01 1688.19 EUR Million Jul/20
Chemical & Synthetic Fibre Prds. 2050.48 2742.27 EUR Million Aug/20
Transport 1960.69 2945.85 EUR Million Aug/20
Computer, Electronic and Optical 1831.89 2327.06 EUR Million Aug/20
Machinery & Mechanical Prds. 1716.06 2495.44 EUR Million Aug/20
Consumer Goods - Durable 1193.82 1057.57 EUR Million Jul/20
Manufacture of Textiles 1140.31 1168.72 EUR Million Jul/20
Crude Oil 1120.59 1136.06 EUR Million Aug/20
Electrical Equipment 1110.47 1549.70 EUR Million Aug/20
Agriculture, Forest & Fishing Products 990.66 1187.31 EUR Million Aug/20

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