Italy industrial orders for September improved to 5.2% from the prior -8.6% as it surpassed the projected reading of 5.0% while on the year it rose to -20.4% from -27.5%, while it was forecasted to come in at -21.7%.

Industrial sales, for September also rose to 2.3% from the revised August's reading of -1.3% from -1.4%, yearly it climbed to -17.3% from -21.2 percent.