Italy is the 10th largest export economy in the world and the 17th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2013, Italy exported $499B and imported $465B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $34.2B. In 2013 the GDP of Italy was $2.15T and its GDP per capita was $35.7k.
The top exports of Italy are Packaged Medicaments ($22.1B), Refined Petroleum ($19.8B), Vehicle Parts ($14.3B), Cars ($10.6B) and Valves ($9B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($45.3B), Petroleum Gas ($26.8B), Cars ($20.3B), Packaged Medicaments ($15.3B) and Refined Petroleum ($14.6B).
The top export destinations of Italy are Germany ($58.8B), France ($49.8B), the United States ($38.1B), the United Kingdom ($24.8B) and Switzerland ($24.7B). The top import origins are Germany ($68.1B), France ($38.4B), China ($30.2B), the Netherlands ($26.8B) and Russia ($26.5B).