Press releases

Press releases are issued according to a fixed press release calendar – arranged in advance at the end of the previous year – at 10 a.m. on the day indicated in the calendar. For the most relevant issues (Preliminary estimate Consumer prices; Consumer price basket; Preliminary estimate of Gdp; Quarterly national accounts: GDP and General Government deficit; National accounts; Quarterly non-financial account of general government, income and savings of households and profits of non-financial corporations; Employed and unemployed; Labour market; Industrial production; Italy’s economic outlook; Consumer and business confidence) news agencies are granted pre-access to the press releases that are sent to them by e-mail half an hour before the dissemination.

In case there are two or three press releases scheduled in a single calendar day, the second release is issued at 11 a.m. and the third at 12 a.m. The press releases are simultaneously distributed by e-mail to institutions, all media and press members and research institutes, and are published on this website.