Industrial production in Italy tumbled 28.4 percent from a month earlier in March of 2020, following a downwardly revised 1 percent fall in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 20 percent drop. It was the biggest decline in industrial activity since the series began in 1990, due to the negative impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Output fell for all main components: consumer goods (-27.2 percent vs -0.9 percent); energy (-10.1 percent vs 2.7 percent); intermediate goods (-27.3 percent vs -1.1 percent) and investment goods (-39.9 percent vs 0.3 percent). Year-on-year, industrial production slumped 29.3 percent, also a record low and after an upwardly revised 2.3 percent decrease.

Industrial Production Mom in Italy averaged 0.15 percent from 1960 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 13.50 percent in December of 1972 and a record low of -28.40 percent in March of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Industrial Production MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Industrial Production MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2020. source: National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT)

Industrial Production Mom in Italy is expected to be -0.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production Mom in Italy to stand at 0.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.30 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Italy Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-28.40 -1.00 13.50 -28.40 1960 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-02-10 09:00 AM Dec -2.7% 0% -0.5% -0.6%
2020-03-10 09:00 AM Jan 3.7% -2.6% 1.6% 1.5%
2020-04-09 08:00 AM Feb -1.2% 3.6% -1.7% -2%
2020-05-11 08:00 AM Mar -28.4% -1% -20% -18.8%
2020-06-11 08:00 AM Apr -28.4%
2020-07-10 08:00 AM May
2020-08-06 08:00 AM Jun -0.2%
2020-09-10 08:00 AM Jul


News Stream
Italy Industrial Output Falls at Record Pace
Industrial production in Italy tumbled 28.4 percent from a month earlier in March of 2020, following a downwardly revised 1 percent fall in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 20 percent drop. It was the biggest decline in industrial activity since the series began in 1990, due to the negative impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Output fell for all main components: consumer goods (-27.2 percent vs -0.9 percent); energy (-10.1 percent vs 2.7 percent); intermediate goods (-27.3 percent vs -1.1 percent) and investment goods (-39.9 percent vs 0.3 percent). Year-on-year, industrial production slumped 29.3 percent, also a record low and after an upwardly revised 2.3 percent decrease.
2020-05-11
Italy Industrial Output Falls Less than Expected
Industrial production in Italy decreased 1.2 percent from a month earlier in February 2020, down from a downwardly revised 3.6 percent rise in January and compared to market expectations of a 1.7 percent decline ahead of coronavirus impact. Output fell for consumer goods (-0.9 percent vs 2.6 percent in January) and intermediate goods (-1.1 percent vs 3.4 percent). Also, production for investment goods showed no growth, after a 4.2 percent jump in January. On the other hand, energy production advanced faster (2.7 percent vs 1.5 percent). Year-on-year, industrial production fell 2.4 percent, following a 0.2 percent drop in the previous month.
2020-04-09
Italy Industrial Output Rises the Most Since 2007
Industrial production in Italy increased 3.7 percent from a month earlier in January 2020, recovering from a downwardly revised 2.6 percent fall in December and beating market expectations of a 1.6 percent gain. It was the biggest monthly gain since August 2007, as output rebounded for consumer goods (2.6 percent vs -2.7 percent in December); investment goods (4.1 percent vs -2.3 percent); intermediate goods (3.3 percent vs -2.7 percent) and energy products (1.3 percent vs -2.5 percent).
2020-03-10
Italy Industrial Output Falls the Most in Nearly 2 Years
Italy's industrial production slumped 2.7 percent from a month earlier in December 2019, after being unchanged in November and compared to market expectations of a 0.5 percent fall. That was the steepest monthly drop in production since January 2018, with output of consumer goods, investment goods, intermediate goods and energy products all down more than 2 percent. In the fourth quarter, output declined 1.4 percent, the steepest fall since the fourth quarter of 2012.
2020-02-10

Italy Industrial Production MoM
In Italy, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 88 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: Metallurgy and fabricated metal products (14 percent of total production); machinery and equipment (12 percent); food, drink and tobacco (10 percent); rubber and plastics products and non-metallic mineral products (9 percent); textile, clothing and leather (8 percent); transport equipment (7 percent); and other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (7 percent). Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning account for 10 percent of total output and Mining and quarrying account for 1 percent.