GDP growth forecast for 2020 according to different sources in Italy

Different estimations on Italy's GDP growth have been published since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Some of the most recent data, published in May 2020, reveal that the gross domestic product in Italy is projected to decreased by 9.6 percent in 2020. Similarly, a forecast from April estimated that this figure might drop by 8.3 percent during the year. An economic outlook published in December 2019 forecasted a slight growth for 2020. However, the source could not take into account the COVID-19 pandemic.

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GDP growth forecast for 2020 according to different sources in Italy

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Release date

June 2020



Survey time period

2019 and 2020

Supplementary notes

Data has been compiled by Statista using the following sources:
European Economic Forecast, European Commission
- Congiuntura Aprile, REF Ricerche
- Le previsione per l'Italia. Quali condizioni per la tenuta ed il rilancio dell'economia?, Confindustria
- La mazzata del coronavirus al Pil italiano potrebbe durare più del previsto: tonfo del 3% nel 2020, Business Insider, conducted by Oxford Economics
- Italy's economic outlook, ISTAT
- Previsioni Italia: faticosa risalita dopo il crollo, investimenti e export soffrono più dei consumi, Confindustria

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