The new series of Reports on recent economic developments examines developments in the Italian and international economies on a quarterly basis, drawing on the most recent quantitative and qualitative indicators and forecasts of trends in the economy.
The deceleration experienced by Italy during 2018 has left its mark. But after two quarters that had raised the spectre of recession, the Italian economy ‑ according to the April Report on recent economic developments – is displaying the early tentative signs of recovery. (more…)
The abrupt slowdown in Italian economic growth in the second half of 2018 will have a heavy impact on growth this year. According to the PBO’s February Report on Recent Economic Developments, the recovery will not come before the second half of 2019, with growth for the entire year in any case not exceeding 0.4 per cent. (more…)