Istat presents data on Italy’s foreign trade as well as unit value and volume indices (base year 2010=100) referring to February 2015. The results of the flash estimates on extra-EU trade for February 2015 have been disseminated on March 25th .
- In February 2015 seasonally-adjusted data, compared to January 2015, increased by 2.5% for outgoing flows and by 0.6% for incoming flows. Exports increased for both areas: +0.8% for EU countries and +4.5% for non EU countries. The increase of imports is due to the increase for EU countries (+0.2%) and non EU countries (+1.1%). Over the last three months, seasonally-adjusted data, in comparison with the previous three months, showed a growth of 1.1% for exports and a fall of 1.3% for imports.
- In February 2015, compared with the same month of the previous year, trade increased for both flows: exports (+3,7%) and imports (+1,0%). Outgoing flows increased by 1.1 for EU countries and 7.1 for non EU countries. Incoming flows increased by 4.9 for EU area and decreased by 4.1 for non EU area. The trade balance in February amounted to +3.5 billion Euros (+0.7 billion Euros for EU area and 2.8 billion Euros for non EU countries).
Next release: 18 May 2015