Istat presents data on Italy’s foreign trade as well as unit value and volume indices (base year 2010=100) referring to October 2014.
In October 2014 seasonally-adjusted data, compared to September, increased by 0.4% for outgoing flows and decreased by 0.9% for incoming flows. The growth in exports is the synthesis of an increase for EU countries (+1.8%) and a decrease for non EU countries (-1.2%). Imports decreased for EU countries (-0.7%) and non EU countries (-1.1%). Over the last three months, seasonally-adjusted data, in comparison with the previous three months, increased by 1.2 for exports and decreased by 0.4% for imports.
- In October 2014, compared with the same month of the previous year, trade increased by 2.9% for exports (+4.7% for EU area and +0.8% for non EU countries) and decreased by 1.6% for imports (+3.1% for EU and -7.7% for non EU countries). The trade balance in October amounted to +5.4 billion Euro (+1.4 billion Euro for EU area and +4.0 billion Euro for non EU countries) (Table 1).