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Industrial production

The index measures the monthly evolution of the volume of industrial production (excluding construction). With effect from January 2013 the indices are calculated with reference to the base year 2010 using the Ateco 2007 classification (Italian edition of Nace Rev. 2).

In August 2017 the seasonally adjusted industrial production index increased by 1.2% compared with the previous month. The percentage change of the average of the last three months with respect to the previous three months was +2.2.

The calendar adjusted industrial production index increased by 5.7% compared with August 2016 (calendar working days in August 2017 being the same as in August 2016); in the period January-August 2017 the percentage change was +2.9 compared with the same period of 2016.

The unadjusted industrial production index increased by 5.6% compared with August 2016.

For more details please refer to the Italian version.

Time series are available at http://dati.istat.it/?lang=en

Reference period: August 2017

Date of Issue: 10 October 2017

Next release: 10 November 2017



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