Istat presents data on Italy’s foreign trade as well as unit value and volume indices (base year 2010=100) referring to June 2015. The results of the flash estimates on extra-EU trade for May 2015 have been disseminated on July 23rd.
- In June 2015 seasonally-adjusted data, compared to May 2015, decreased by 0.6% for outgoing flows and increased by 4.3% for incoming flows. Exports increased for EU countries (+0.5%) while decreased for non EU countries (-1.9%). The increase of imports is due to an increase for both areas: +3.5% for EU countries and +5.4% for non EU countries. During the second quarter, seasonally-adjusted data, in comparison with the previous quarter, showed a growth of 2.1% for exports and 4.6% for imports.
- In June 2015, compared with the same month of the previous year, trade increased for exports (+9.4%) and imports (+12.2%). Outgoing flows increased by 10.1% for EU countries and by 8.7% for non EU countries. Incoming flows increased by 14.3% for EU area and by 9.4% for non EU area. The trade balance in June amounted to +2.8 billion Euros (+0.6 billion Euros for EU area and +2.2 billion Euros for non EU countries).
Next release: 17 September 2015