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 Report on Recent Economic Developments for October examines recent developments in the international and Italian economies and their short-term outlook. In an environment characterised by the end of the long expansion, rising trade tensions and widespread uncertainty, economic conditions continue to deteriorate, although a recession does not currently appear imminent. (more…)
After the timid signs of recovery in the first quarter of the year, the Italian economy stopped growing again. According to the July Report on Recent Economic Developments, it will be necessary to wait for the second half of the year to see some signs of a rebound. (more…)
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…)