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27.02.2019 17:24

Italy consumer and business confidence worsened in February

According to the report from Istat, in February 2019, the consumer confidence index decreased from 113.9 to 112.4. The economic component diminished from 130.5 to 126.6; the personal one from 108.9 to 108.2; the current one from 112.4 to 109.4 and, finally, the future one from 117.4 to 116.9.

As for the business confidence surveys, the business confidence climate index (IESI, Istat Economic Sentiment Indicator) slackened passing from 99.1 to 98.3.

  • The confidence index in manufacturing weakened from 102.0 to 101.7.

  • The confidence index in construction went down from 139.2 to 135.5.

  • The market services confidence index slipped from 98.6 to 98.3.

  • The retail trade confidence index rose from 102.9 to 105.4.


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