The IHS Markit Italy Manufacturing PMI rose to 49.1 in April 2019 from 47.4 in the previous month and above market expectations of 47.8. The latest reading pointed to the weakest rate of deterioration in operating conditions in four months, despite a ninth consecutive month of decline in both output and new orders, as new business from abroad rose at the fastest pace since June 2018 and employment growth was the highest since October 2018. On the price front, input cost inflation rose at the fastest pace in four months, while output charge inflation slowed from March to a marginal level. Looking ahead, business expectations remained in positive territory, amid forecasts of greater customer numbers and investments in new products. Manufacturing PMI in Italy is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing PMI in Italy is expected to be 50.70 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in Italy to stand at 52.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Italy Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 53.80 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Italy Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 100.60 100.80 121.52 71.60 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.10 47.40 59.00 47.40 [+]
Services PMI 50.40 53.10 57.70 42.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.40 0.90 17.50 -26.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.90 0.80 13.50 -14.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.30 1.30 19.40 -26.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.80 78.70 81.00 64.90 percent [+]
New Orders 118.90 109.70 140.30 4.16 Index Points [+]
Factory Orders 2.20 -2.80 14.30 -12.30 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -1878.40 68.40 5357.70 -4872.80 EUR Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -16.80 -27.80 80.40 -61.60 [+]
Car Registrations 174412.00 193662.00 310337.00 53296.00 [+]
Internet Speed 9210.65 8669.14 9210.65 2453.86 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 13315518.00 13117319.00 18750460.00 5491532.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 5.70 -1.50 47.20 -26.10 percent [+]
Steel Production 2277.00 2046.00 3033.00 750.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 70.77 70.46 70.77 4.30 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 31.00 31.00 49.00 31.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 49.50 51.50 59.00 48.80 [+]
Bankruptcies 2170.00 2949.00 4543.00 955.00 Companies [+]
Ease of Doing Business 51.00 46.00 87.00 44.00 [+]
Electricity Production 22679.00 26840.00 29587.00 21113.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 52.00 50.00 55.00 29.90 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 53.00 54.00 72.00 29.00 [+]


Italy Manufacturing PMI

In Italy, the Markit Italy Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 400 industrial companies. The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index is based on five individual indexes with the following weights: New Orders (30 percent), Output (25 percent), Employment (20 percent), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15 percent) and Stock of Items Purchased (10 percent), with the Delivery Times index inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49.10 47.40 59.00 47.40 2012 - 2019 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 54.80 Apr/19
Brazil 51.50 Apr/19
Canada 49.70 Apr/19
China 50.20 Apr/19
Euro Area 47.90 Apr/19
France 50.00 Apr/19
Germany 44.40 Apr/19
India 51.80 Apr/19
Indonesia 50.40 Apr/19
Italy 49.10 Apr/19
Japan 50.20 Apr/19
Mexico 50.10 Apr/19
Netherlands 52.00 Apr/19
Russia 51.80 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 56.80 Apr/19
Singapore 50.30 Apr/19
South Africa 47.20 Apr/19
South Korea 50.20 Apr/19
Spain 51.80 Apr/19
Switzerland 48.50 Apr/19
Turkey 46.80 Apr/19
United Kingdom 53.10 Apr/19
United States 52.60 Apr/19


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