With regard to the consumer survey, the confidence climate index is essentially stable in April 2017 at 107.5 (107.6 in March).
With reference to the business surveys, the composite business confidence climate index (IESI, Istat Economic Sentiment Indicator) increased from 105.1 to 107.4.
The confidence index in manufacturing increased from 107.2 to 107.9. The confidence index in construction increased from 123.3 to 128.0.
The market services confidence index increased from 106.4 to 107.8.