Country Profile


It can be argued that Italy is the cultural leader of Europe, housing some of the world’s greatest buildings, art and historical monuments.

Italy has the EU’s third-largest economy and one of the world’s highest standards of living.

Interestingly, Italy is the world’s largest wine producer!

UK Imports from Italy

Total Value:

£17.6 billion / 3.68% of all UK Imports

Top 5 Imports are:

  1. Clothing
  2. Pharmaceuticals
  3. Beverages
  4. General Industrial Machinery
  5. Road Vehicles

UK Exports to Italy

Total Value:

£9.1 billion / 2.82% of all UK Exports

Top 5 Exports are:

  1. Cars
  2. Crude Oil
  3. Mechanical Power Generators
  4. Metal Ores & Scrap
  5. Pharmaceuticals

Key Facts about
🇮🇹 Italy:

Local UK Business Group:

The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy

Telephone: +39 02 877798

How we can help you do business in Italy

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