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Country Analysis Report - Italy - In-depth PESTLE Insights Product Image

Country Analysis Report - Italy - In-depth PESTLE Insights

  • Published: July 2011
  • Region: Italy
  • 84 pages
  • MarketLine

Introduction

The country analysis report on Italy provides a wide array of analytical inputs to analyze the country’s performance, and the objective is to help the reader to make business decisions and prepare for the future. The report on Italy analyzes the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure of Italy. The report provides a holistic view of Italy from historical, current and future perspective. Insightful analysis on critical current and future issues is presented through detailed SCPT (strengths, challenges, prospects and threats /risks) analysis for each of the PESTLE segments. In addition, the PESTLE segments are supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis. The PESTLE country analysis report series provides an in-depth analysis of 50 major countries.

Features and Benefits

- Understanding gained from the country analysis report on Italy can be used to plan business investments or market entry apart from a holistic view of the country.
- Political section on Italy provides inputs about the political system, key figures in the country, and governance indicators.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Overview 1
Catalyst 1
Summary 1
Key Facts and Geographic Location 10
Key facts 10
Geographical location 11
PESTLE Analysis 12
Summary 12
Political analysis 13
Economic analysis 16
Social analysis 19
Technological analysis 22
Legal analysis 25
Environmental analysis 28
Political Landscape 31
Summary 31
Evolution 31
Structure and policies 34
Performance 40
Outlook 41
Economic Landscape 42
Summary 42
Evolution 42
Structure and policies 44
Performance 47
Outlook 59
Social Landscape 61
Summary 61
Evolution 61
Structure and policies 62
Performance 65
Outlook 68
Technological Landscape 69
Summary 69
Evolution 69
Structure and policies 69
Performance 71
Outlook 73
Legal Landscape 75
Summary 75
Evolution 75
Structure and policies 75
Performance 78
Outlook 79
Environmental Landscape 80
Summary 80
Evolution 80
Structure and policies 80
Performance 82
Outlook 83
Appendix 84
Ask the analyst 84
Datamonitor consulting 84
Disclaimer 84

TABLE OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Map of Italy 11
Figure 2: Italy – key political events since 1920 33
Figure 3: Italy – key political figures 35
Figure 4: Composition of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, 2008 37
Figure 5: Italy – historical GDP growth (1991–2010) 43
Figure 6: GDP and GDP growth rate in Italy (real GDP at constant 2000 prices), 2004–14f 48
Figure 7: GDP composition by sector, 2010 49
Figure 8: Agricultural output of Italy, 2005–10 50
Figure 9: Industrial output of Italy, 2005–10 51
Figure 10: Services output of Italy, 2005–10 52
Figure 11: External trade of Italy, 2006–10 53
Figure 12: Total foreign investment in Italy, 2005–09 55
Figure 13: Consumer price index and CPI-based inflation in Italy, 2004–14f 56
Figure 14: Employment and growth rate in Italy, 2004–14f 58
Figure 15: Unemployment rate in Italy, 2004–14f 59
Figure 16: Healthcare expenditure in Italy, 2002–13f 66
Figure 17: Government expenditure on education in Italy, 2002–13f 68
Figure 18: Growth rate of mobile and fixed line subscribers in Italy, 2002–12f 72
Figure 19: Italy – judicial structure 76
Figure 20: Carbon dioxide emissions in Italy, 2003–10 83

TABLES
Table 1: Italy – key fundamentals 5
Table 2: Italy – key facts 10
Table 3: Analysis of Italy’s political landscape 13
Table 4: Analysis of Italy’s economy 16
Table 5: Analysis of Italy’s social system 19
Table 6: Analysis of Italy’s technology landscape 22
Table 7: Analysis of Italy’s legal landscape 25
Table 8: Analysis of Italy’s environmental landscape 28
Table 9: Mid-year population by age, 2010 62
Table 10: Percentage of population in various quintiles, 2008–09 67
Table 11: Patents received by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2003–10 71
Table 12: Italy – individual income tax rates, 2010 77
Table 13: Key environmental measures 81

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