Italian industrial sales and orders fall back in September

Alexander Bueso WebFG News | 24 Nov, 2017 12:31 - Updated: 12:31 | | |

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Italian industrial sales and orders in the euro area's third-largest economy shrank in September.

In seasonally-adjusted terms, orders fell by 3.9% on the month, led by a 5.8% drop in domestic ones and a 1.4% retreat in those from overseas, according to ISTAT.

Sales were also lower, slipping by 1.2%, with those to the domestic market down by 1.3% on the month and those made to foreign buyers off by 1.2%.

Versus the same month one year ago, sales grew by 5.2%.

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