Istat presents data on Italy’s foreign trade as well as unit value and volume indices (base year 2010=100) referring to October 2015. The results of the flash estimates on extra-EU trade for October 2015 were disseminated on November 24th.
- In October 2015 seasonally-adjusted data, compared to September 2015, decreased by 0.4% for outgoing flows and were stationary 0.0% for incoming flows. Exports increased for EU countries (+0.7%) while decreased for non EU countries (-1.7%). Imports increased for EU countries (+0.1%) while decreased for non EU countries (-0.1%). During the quarter August-October, seasonally-adjusted data, in comparison with the previous quarter, showed a fall of 3.0% for exports and of 3.3% for imports.
- In October 2015, compared with the same month of the previous year, exports decreased (-1.4%) and imports were stationary (0.0). Outgoing flows increased by 1.2% for EU countries and decreased by 4.5% for non EU countries. Incoming flows increased by 1.7% for EU area while decreased by 2.4% for non EU area. The trade balance in September amounted to +4.8 billion Euros (+1.3 billion Euros for EU area and +3.5 billion Euros for non EU countries).
Date of next release: January 18th 2016