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PESTLE Insights: Italy - Macroeconomic Outlook Report

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PESTLE Insights: Italy-Macroeconomic Outlook Report


Five major regions of Italy generated around 58% of the country's GDP and comprised of 51.3% of the country's population in 2016


Financial intermediation, real estate and business activities contributed 29.6% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2017, followed by mining, manufacturing and utilities (19.4%), and wholesale, retail and hotels activities (15.2%). In nominal terms, the three sectors are expected to grow by 3.1%, 2.4% and 2.2%, respectively, in 2018.


- As per the Global Competitiveness Index 2017-2018, Italy's infrastructure ranked 43rd out of 137 nations

- More than 80% of foreign investments in Italy were from major European nations in 2016

- The overall FTSE MIB (Milano Indice di Borsa) TR index exhibits a declining trend over the last one year. As of August 7th, 2018 FTSE MIB TR index stood at 2,678.8, compared to 3,133.3 on August 7th, 2017

Reasons to buy

- 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.


Table Of Content


Table of Contents 2

List of Exhibits 3

Did you Know? 4

Country Highlights 5

Country Snapshot 7

PESTLE Insights 21

Political Landscape 22

Economic Landscape 23

Social Landscape 30

Technological Landscape 33

Legal Landscape 36

Environmental Landscape 37

Outlook 38

List Of Figure

List of Figures

Exhibit 1: Italy's Performance in the Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to West Europe and the World 11

Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100) 11

Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index 12

Exhibit 4: Italy Stock Market Index 14

Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy 15

Exhibit 6: FDI Inflows, 2014-2017 16

Exhibit 7: Net FDI Inflows by Sector in USD Million, 2016 16

Exhibit 8: FDI Inflows Share by Region 18

Exhibit 9: Top Five Investing Nations in Italy, 2014-2016 18

Exhibit 10: Key Infrastructure Indicators 20

Exhibit 11: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate 24

Exhibit 12: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2017) 24

Exhibit 13: Export, Import and Trade Balance 25

Exhibit 14: Current Account Balance 25

Exhibit 15: Top Three Commodity Exports, Percentage of Total Exports, 2013-2017 26

Exhibit 16: Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery, Percentage Share in World's Total, 2017 26

Exhibit 17: Interest Rates 28

Exhibit 18: Exchange Rate 28

Exhibit 19: Public Finance 29

Exhibit 20: General Government Debt 29

Exhibit 21: Employment / Unemployment 31

Exhibit 22: Average Annual Wages 31

Exhibit 23: Labor Cost Index 31

Exhibit 24: Rural / Urban Share of Total Population 32

Exhibit 25: Age-group Share of Total Population 32

Exhibit 26: Gender Split 32

Exhibit 27: Internet Users Percentage of the Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2017 34

Exhibit 28: Number of Patents Granted Per Million Inhabitants, 2015 35

Exhibit 29: Business Enterprise R&D Expenditure by Source of Funds, 2012-2016 35

Exhibit 30: Doing Business in Italy 2018 36

Exhibit 31: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2017 36

Exhibit 32: CO2 Emissions 37

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