Istat presents data on Italy’s foreign trade as well as unit value and volume indices (base year 2010=100) referring to July 2015. The results of the flash estimates on extra-EU trade for July-August 2015 will be disseminated on September 24th.
- In July 2015 seasonally-adjusted data, compared to June 2015, decreased by 0.4% for outgoing flows and by 3.7% for incoming flows. Exports increased for non EU countries (+1.0%) while decreased for EU countries (-1.5%). The fall of imports is due to a decrease for both areas: -1.7% for EU countries and -6.4% for non EU countries. During the last quarter, seasonally-adjusted data, in comparison with the previous quarter, showed a growth of 1.0% for exports and 2.7% for imports.
- In July 2015, compared with the same month of the previous year, trade increased for exports (+6.3%) and for imports (+4.2%). Outgoing flows increased by 5.7% for EU countries and by 7.0% for non EU countries. Incoming flows increased by 8.9% for EU area while decreased by 1.6% for non EU area. The trade balance in July amounted to +8.0 billion Euros (+3.0 billion Euros for EU area and +5.0 billion Euros for non EU countries).
Next release: 16 October 2015