Charting Italy – Charting Economy

Pages

58 pages

Published

October 2021

Update frequency

Quarterly

Format

PDF, Horizontal, Screen friendly

Key Questions


Begin With Questions, Not Information

Part of the country’s economic profile, the economic structure section gives readers useful views to understand what matters to Italy’s economy.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the size of Italy’s economy?
  • What is the size of Italy’s population?
  • What is the demographic structure of Italy? Is it favorable for economic growth?
  • How has the structure of GDP changed over the years?
  • How much does Italy’s economy rely on external trade?
  • Where are the key economic regions in Italy?
  • Economic Freedom Index: How free is Italy’s economy?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Italy’s competitiveness at the global level. It also covers the country’s attractiveness to foreign direct investment.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • How competitive is Italy?
  • How are Italy’s competitive factors compared to those of other countries?
  • How has labor productivity in Italy changed over the years, and in relation to comparable countries?
  • Is it easy to do business in Italy?
  • How good is Italy in attracting Foreign Direct Investment?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Italy’s economic development, average income, and its distribution, poverty as well as other development indicators.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the level of income for an average person in Italy?
  • How has the unemployment rate in Italy changed over recent years?
  • How is income distributed in Italy, and how does it compare to others?
  • What is the current level of human development in Italy?
  • How has the quality of life changed over the years?
  • How many SDG has Italy achieved to date?

As part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Italy’s recent economic growth, its key drivers as well as the growth outlook for the coming years.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What has been the growth rate of Italy’s economy over the past ten years, and how does it compare with others?
  • What were the key growth drivers for Italy’s economy in the last year?
  • How much does each sector contribute to the overall growth?
  • What is the GDP growth rate in the latest quarter?
  • What are the latest signals from the leading indicators?
  • What is the growth outlook for Italy’s economy over the next three years, and how does it compare with others?

As part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Italy’s macro-economic risks, including inflation, financial sector, budget deficit as well as the balance of payment and exchange rate.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What have been the government measures against the Covid-19 crisis?
  • What is the risk of inflation over the next 12 months?
  • What is the latest move on Italy’s monetary policy?
  • What is the health of Italy’s banking sector?
  • What has been the trend in Italy’s fiscal budget deficit?
  • Balance of Payment: Where are the key risks?
  • What is the FX risk? How has the currency performed compared to others?

From IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report

  • GDP growth
  • Inflation
  • Population
  • Unemployment rate
  • Government budget and debt
  • Current account

Detailed rankings and scores for Italy and comparable economies.

  • Starting a business
  • Dealing with construction permits
  • Getting electricity
  • Registering property
  • Getting credit
  • Protecting Minority Investors
  • Paying taxes
  • Trading across borders
  • Enforcing contracts
  • Resolving Insolvency

 

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