Economy of Italy

Imports
Imports commoditiesengineering products, chemicals, transport equipment, energy products, minerals and nonferrous metals, textiles and clothing; food, beverages, and tobacco
Import partnersGermany 15.7%, France 8.9%, China 7%, Netherlands 5.8%, Spain 4.8%, Belgium 4.1% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesengineering products, textiles and clothing, production machinery, motor vehicles, transport equipment, chemicals; food, beverages and tobacco; minerals, nonferrous metals
Export partnersGermany 12.8%, France 11.3%, US 6.6%, Switzerland 5.8%, UK 5%, Spain 4.8% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productsfruits, vegetables, grapes, potatoes, sugar beets, soybeans, grain, olives; beef, dairy products; fish
Industrial productstourism, machinery, iron and steel, chemicals, food processing, textiles, motor vehicles, clothing, footwear, ceramics
Economy
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted)13.1 % (2013-11)12.6 % (2013-10)12.1 % (2013-09)10.9 % (2013-08)10.8 % (2013-07)11.6 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (not seasonally adjusted) of Italy
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted)12.6 % (2014-05)12.5 % (2014-04)12.6 % (2014-03)12.7 % (2014-02)12.7 % (2014-01)12.5 % (2013-12)12.7 % (2013-11)12.4 % (2013-10)12.5 % (2013-09)12.3 % (2013-08)12.1 % (2013-07)12.1 % (2013-06)
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) of Italy
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold182 Billion $ (2012)173 Billion $ (2011)159 Billion $ (2010)
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold of Italy
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices0.40 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-05)0.50 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-04)0.30 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-03)0.40 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-02)0.60 Percentage change m/m-12 (2014-01)0.70 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-12)0.70 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-11)0.80 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-10)0.90 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-09)1.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-08)1.20 Percentage change m/m-12 (2013-07)
Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices of Italy
Inflation1.20 % (2013)3.30 % (2012)2.90 % (2011)
Inflation of Italy
Unemployment12.4 % (2013)10.7 % (2012)8.40 % (2011)
Unemployment of Italy
GDP - Official Exchange Rate2.07 Trillion $ (2013)1.99 Trillion $ (2012)2.20 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Italy
GDP growth rate-1.80 % (2013)-2.40 % (2012)0.40 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Italy
GDP per Capita (PPP)29,600 $ (2013)29,800 $ (2012)31,000 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Italy
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity1.81 Trillion $ (2013)1.81 Trillion $ (2012)1.88 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Italy
GDP PPP per land area5.99 Million $ per square kilometer (2013)6.02 Million $ per square kilometer (2012)6.23 Million $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Italy
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate0.25 % (2013)1.50 % (2012)1.75 % (2010)
Central bank discount rate of Italy
Commercial bank prime lending rate5.20 % (2013)5.22 % (2012)4.60 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Italy
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP2.00 % (2013)2.00 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP24.4 % (2013)24.2 % (2012)
Services % of GDP73.5 % (2013)73.8 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals46.4 Million (2012)46.1 Million (2011)43.6 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Italy
International tourism, number of departures28.8 Million (2012)29.3 Million (2011)29.8 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of Italy
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio75.7 % (2012)75.6 % (2011)73.6 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Italy
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)133 % of GDP (2013)127 % of GDP (2012)120 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Italy
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-0.40 % of GDP (2012)-3.06 % of GDP (2011)-3.53 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Italy
Current Account Balance (Total)-2.40 Billion $ (2013)-15.21 Billion $ (2012)-71.87 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Italy
External Debt (Total)2.60 Trillion $ (2013)2.49 Trillion $ (2012)2.68 Trillion $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of Italy
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)126 % of GDP (2013)125 % of GDP (2012)122 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Italy
External Debt per Capita42,354 $ (2013)40,695 $ (2012)43,988 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of Italy