istat presents data on Italy’s foreign trade as well as unit value and volume indices (base year 2010=100) referring to March 2015. The results of the flash estimates on extra-EU trade for March 2015 have been disseminated on April 23rd .
- In March 2015 seasonally-adjusted data, compared to February 2015, increased by 1.8% for outgoing flows and by 4.0% for incoming flows. Exports increased for both areas: +1.5% for EU countries and +2.2% for non EU countries. The increase of imports is due to the increase for EU countries (+3.4%) and non EU countries (+4.9%). During the first quarter 2015, seasonally-adjusted data, in comparison with the last quarter 2014, showed a growth of 1.2% for exports and 1.9% for imports.
- In March 2015, compared with the same month of the previous year, trade increased for both flows: exports (+9.2%) and imports (+9.7%). Outgoing flows increased by 6.1 for EU countries and 13.2 for non EU countries. Incoming flows increased by 10.1 for EU area and by 9.1 for non EU area. The trade balance in March amounted to +4.0 billion Euros (+487 million Euros for EU area and +3,573 million Euros for non EU countries).
Next scheduled publication: 17 June 2015