Major five regions of Italy including Lazio, Veneto, Campania, Emilia-Romagna and Lombardia generate 57% of the GDP of the nation. Of the total investments in 2015, 90% were from the major European nations in the areas of information and communication, finance and insurance, textiles, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. The country has exhibited deterioration in the ease of doing business ranking as it dropped six places to 50th spot out of 190 nations in 2017
Macroeconomic Outlook Report of Italy identifies the potentials of Italy as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure
- Structural reforms coupled with monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank (ECB) pulled the Italian economy out of recession. Economy grew at an annual average rate by 0.83% in 2015 and 2016, following a near flat growth rate (0.1%) in 2014.
- Italy’s risk score is lower than the world average in terms of macro economic risks, political environment, technology & infrastructure, and environmental parameters in MarketLine Country Risk Index (MLCRI) 2017
- Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
- PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
- Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
- This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.
Country’s Position in MLCRI (MarketLine Country Risk Index)
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy
Exhibit 2: FDI Inflows, 2006-2016
Exhibit 3: Net FDI Inflows By Sector In US$ m
Exhibit 4: FDI Inflows Share By Region, 2015
Exhibit 5: Top 5 Investing Nations in Italy from Europe, 2013-2015
Exhibit 6: Italy’s Performance in Global Risk Analysis In Comparison To Europe and World
Exhibit 7: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 8: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate
Exhibit 9: Exports, Imports and Trade Balance
Exhibit 10: Interest Rates
Exhibit 11: Exchange Rate
Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance
Exhibit 13: Public Finances
Exhibit 14: Labor Market Indicator, 2012-19f
Exhibit 15: Age-Group Wise Share in Total Population
Exhibit 16: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population
Exhibit 17: Gender-Wise Share in Total Population
Exhibit 18: Number of Patents Granted per m Inhabitants, 2015
Exhibit 19: Business R&D Expenditure (% of Total Expenditure)