[Autom. eng. transl.] In 2011, according to the latest estimates by the World Trade Organization (WTO), only five G-20 countries confirmed themselves as net exporters of non-food manufactured goods. Among these five countries, Italy is more than dignified, also recording the strongest percentage growth of its surplus, with + 46% on 2010, ahead of China (+ 27%), South Korea (+ 20% ) and Germany (+ 17%), while Japan's assets decreased (-3%), also due to the earthquake that hit the Land of the Rising Sun last year. The center of gravity of world exports of non-food industrial products has now moved to Asia, where the new giants China and South Korea now jointly hold a surplus of over 159 billion overseas compared to the combined surplus of the three net most exporters old industrialization Germany, Japan and Italy. In this new world, Italy can never be a giant, but compared to other industrialized economies in sharp decline, it will not look bad at all, especially if a series of infrastructural, regulatory and fiscal restraints will be removed without which the competitiveness of our manufacturing enterprises will be able to grow further.
|Translated title of the contribution||[Autom. eng. transl.] Italy leader in the G-20 due to growth in manufacturing surplus|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
- baricentro manifatturiero
- manufacturing center of gravity
- manufacturing surplus
- surplus manifatturiero