Friday, 04 May 2012
Doing business in Italy
Italy is one of one of the top world's exporters and ranks among the world's eight largest economies. UK exports in goods to Italy in 2011 were valued at 9.888 billion pounds, a 12% increase on 2010.
What are the opportunities?
Key opportunities include clothing and footwear, construction, creative & media, defence & security, environment, finance, food & drink, ICT and healthcare. In addition there will be opportunities for UK companies in the large infrastructure projects planned for the World Expo to be held in Milan in 2015.
Overseas Business Risk
Read our report giving more details of overseas business risk in relation to Italy.
Political and economic background
Bribery & corruption
Protective security advice
Guide to doing business in Italy
UKTI has produced a guide aimed at companies experienced in overseas trade who are new to doing business with Italy. This guide aims to provide a route map of the way ahead, together with signposts to sources of help.
Preparing to export
How to do business
Business etiquette, language and culture
What are the challenges?
How to invest in Italy
Resources / Useful links
For information on your sector in Italy including opportunities, events and key contacts, please check out the latest sector briefings.