Official Name: The Italian Republic
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Parliamentary Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Repubblica Italiana
ISO Country Codes: IT : ITA
Internet Domain: .it
Government Web Site:
Capital: Rome Main Airports: Falcone–Borsellino Airport , Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, Milan–Malpensa Airport, Milano-Linate, Naples International Airport, Venice Marco Polo Airport
Language(s): Italian Population: 62,390,364
Currency: Euro ISO Currency Code: EUR
Telephone Dial In: +39 ID Prefix: 00


Government Website:
Sovereign Ratings:
Central Bank: Banca d'Italia
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 0.82771 euros (EUR) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 9.88% (2019 est.)
Population below poverty line: 29.9% (2012 est.)
Inflation Rate: 0.6% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 1.84% (Dec-20 - TradingEconomics)
GDP: $2,003 billion (2019 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $42,492 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: Euro
Currency Code: EUR
World Bank Classification: High Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 2.2% fruits, vegetables, grapes, potatoes, sugar beets, soybeans, grain, olives; beef, dairy products; fish
Industry: 23.9% tourism, machinery, iron and steel, chemicals, food processing, textiles, motor vehicles, clothing, footwear, ceramics
Services: 73.8%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

Financial Exchanges:
Stock & Securities Exchange: Borsa Italiana ;

National Statistics Office:


Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? NO

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Business Language(s): English; Italian
Customs & Excise: Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli
Development Bank(s): Banca del Mezzogiorno - MedioCredito Centrale; The Social Development Bank in Europe;
National Standards Bureau: Ente Nazionale Italiano di Unificazione
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 30/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 52/180 (2020)
Ease of Doing Business: 58/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: 36/136 (2016)
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Export Credit & Insurance Agency: Società Italiana per le Imprese all’Estero (Simest SpA) ; Export Insurance Agency: SACE SIMEST ;

Investment & Export Promotion Show

Export Promotion Agency: Italian Trade Agency ; Investment Agency: Invest in Torino Piemonte ;