Italy is a world leader in the creation of major infrastructure. - 1000 constructions sites in 90 countries.
Italy has the world's 5th largest trade surplus in manufactured goods.
Italy enjoys the largest increase in pharmaceutical and biomedical exports in the world - it produces more than one third of the world's contrast agents.
Italy is Europe's second largest exporter - 100 billion euros' worth of machinery and capital goods.
Italy is home to leading aerospace technologies - It was the third country in the world to send a satellite into orbit.
Italy exports 40 billion euros' worth of goods in the food & drink industry and related technologies.
This year Italy is bringing more than 140 countries together to show the world how best to feed the planet.
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Italy is the undisputed leader in the production of super yachts with 40% of world orders.
Italy is the country with the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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