Italy: Business confidence survey

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 Italy

Business confidence survey

 Latest value -1.48
 Reference June 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability January 1998 - June 2024
 Average -2.17
 Min - Max -41.74 - 18.93
 Source Eurostat
For that indicator, we provide data for Italy from January 1998 to June 2024. The average value for Italy during that period was -2.17 points with a minimum of -41.74 points in May 2020 and a maximum of 18.93 points in May 2000. Click on the following link to see the values of Business confidence survey around the world.
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Italy - Business confidence survey - historical chart - 1998-2024
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Source: Eurostat


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Definition: The business survey indicator provides information on the amount of optimism or pessimism that business managers feel about the prospects of their companies, based upon opinion surveys on developments in production, orders and stocks of finished goods and the general economic situation of the company. It can be used to monitor output growth and to anticipate turning points in economic activity.

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