Italy

Growth markets

The main Italian industrial branches

These are industries with high added value and strong technical differentiation which gives to the Italian supply a relatively low demand elasticity.

Sectors
(January-September 2018)

Turnover in million euros

% On the total export Italy

Machines and Equipment

59.758

17,5

Vehicles and (semi)trailer

28.163

8,2

Chemicals

23.122

6,8

Fabricated metal products

21.794

6,4

Food products

18.872

5,5

(according to the ATECO 2007 2-digit classification)
Source: directory 2018 – ISTAT and Agenzia ICE

 The branches which have the most supported the growth of Italian exports in 2017 were pharmaceutical and medical products (+16,6%), Auto-vehicles (+11,3%), chemical substances and products (+9,0%), base metals and metal products excluding machinery and equipment (+8,7%), food products, beverages and tobacco (+7,5%).

 

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about Italian sectors.