Istat presents data on Italy’s foreign trade as well as unit value and volume indices (base year 2010=100) referring to September 2015. The results of the flash estimates on extra-EU trade for September 2015 have been disseminated on October 22nd.
- In September 2015 seasonally-adjusted data, compared to August 2015, increased by 1.6% for outgoing flows and by 1.1% for incoming flows. Exports increased for non EU countries (+5.2%) while decreased for EU countries (-1.1%). The growth of imports is due to an increase for both areas: +0.9% for EU countries and +1.3% for non EU countries. During the third quarter, seasonally-adjusted data, in comparison with the previous quarter, showed a fall of 2.3% for exports and of 2.9% for imports.
- In September 2015, compared with the same month of the previous year, trade increased for exports (+1.4%) and for imports (+0.7%). Outgoing flows increased by 4.1% for EU countries and decreased by 2.0% for non EU countries. Incoming flows increased by 2.4% for EU area while decreased by 1.8% for non EU area. The trade balance in September amounted to +2.2 billion Euros (+0.8 billion Euros for EU area and +1.4 billion Euros for non EU countries).
Date of next release: December 17th 2015