Istat presents data on Italy’s foreign trade as well as unit value and volume indices (base year 2010=100) referring to November 2015. The results of the flash estimates on extra-EU trade for November 2015 have been disseminated on December 22nd.
- In November 2015 seasonally-adjusted data, compared to October 2015, increased by 3.5% for outgoing flows and by 1.4% for incoming flows. Exports increased for both EU countries (+3.4%) and non EU countries (+3.7%). Imports grew for EU zone (+1.7%) and for extra EU zone (+1.1%). During the quarter September-November, seasonally-adjusted data, in comparison with the previous quarter, showed an increase for exports (+0.4%) and a fall for imports (-1.5%).
- In November 2015, compared with the same month of the previous year, exports and imports increased (+6.4% and +3.8% respectively). Outgoing flows increased by 9.1% for EU countries and by 3.0% for non EU countries. Incoming flows increased by 7.7% for EU area while decreased by 1.8% for non EU area. The trade balance in September amounted to +4,4 billion Euros (+1,1 billion Euros for EU area and +3,3 billion Euros for non EU countries).
Date of next release: 16 February 2016