The Forecasts for 2020

In 2020, the Italian industry of the sector should report a further slowdown, however remaining on very high levels, equal to those of 2017.

Production will go down to 5,900 million euro (-8.4%), negatively affected by exportsexpected to decrease by 5.3% and to reach 3,390 million euro.
Consumption, i.e. the demand of Italian users, will stop at 4,305 million euro (-10.1%).

The partial downsizing of the domestic market will have repercussions both on the deliveries of Italian manufacturers, which will drop to 2,510 million euro (-12.2%), and on imports that will attain 1,795 million euro (-7%).

The export/production ratio will gain about two percentage points, accounting for 57.5%.