Italian industrial orders fell 2.9 percent month-on-month in January of 2017, following an upwardly revised 3 percent gain in December. It was the first drop in 4 months, as domestic orders went down 6.6 percent (from 6.8 percent increase in December) while foreign orders rose 2.6 percent (from -2.1 percent). On a yearly basis, orders jumped 8.6 percent following a 0.9 percent decline in the prior month. Meantime, industrial sales decreased by 3.5 percent month-on-month, following a 2.5 percent rise in December, as domestic and foreign sales declined by 2.3 percent and 5.4 percent, respectively. Compared to a year ago, sales rose 1.5 percent. Factory Orders in Italy averaged 0.23 percent from 1990 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 14.40 percent in August of 1994 and a record low of -12.60 percent in November of 2008.
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Industrial orders measure the month over month change in job orders received by industrial enterprises from domestic and foreign clients.
. This page provides the latest reported value for – Italy Industrial New Orders – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Industrial New Orders – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on April of 2017.