L'Italia, Paese di meccanici

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Italy, a country of mechanics

Marco Fortis

Research output: Working paper


[Autom. eng. transl.] For many, especially abroad, the Italian economy is still mainly identified with food, fashion and furniture. But for over fifteen years Italy has no longer identified itself on international markets only with its more traditional specializations. In fact, our country is now above all a leader in the mechanical industry. Suffice it to say that in 2011 the Italian manufacturing trade surplus with foreign countries was a total of 56.7 billion euros and that made only by machinery and mechanical equipment (excluding electrical and electronic products) contributed 44.4 billion to it, ie for over.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Italy, a country of mechanics
Original languageItalian
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • competitiveness
  • competitività
  • foreign trade surplus
  • meccanica
  • mechanics
  • surplus commerciale con l'estero


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