Chemical industry in Italy
Italy - with a turnover of about 53 billion Euros in 2011 - represents the third main producer of chemicals in Europe. Almost 3 thousand companies are active in the sector employing about 113 thousand people.
Being a country with a strong industrial basis, Italy represents a large market for chemicals accounting for more than 64 billion Euros.
For many products Italian market ranks even second in Europe. The country can take advantage from its positioning in the centre of Mediterranean. Because of these reasons, many chemical foreign owned companies have decided to place here their strategic basis to manage operations in Southern Europe.
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