Istat estimates an increase in the companies’ confidence from 104.6 to 105.4 in June 2018.
In the manufacturing sector judgements on orders and expectations on production get worst, in presence of stable stock compared to the previous month.
In the construction sector, employment expectations improved while the opinions on orders again worsened.
For what who concerns services, the increase in the confidence index reflects a positive dynamic of all the components.
The confidence increase in the retail sector is characterized by judgments and expectations on orders in marked improvement, especially in large retailers.