Italy is the 8th largest export economy in the world and the 22nd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2014, Italy exported $509B and imported $466B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $43.5B. In 2014 the GDP of Italy was $2.14T and its GDP per capita was $35.5k.
The top exports of Italy are Packaged Medicaments ($22.9B), Refined Petroleum ($16.7B), Vehicle Parts ($14.3B), Cars ($12.1B) and Valves ($9.3B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Crude Petroleum ($38B), Cars ($22.9B), Petroleum Gas ($21.6B), Packaged Medicaments ($14.9B) and Refined Petroleum ($12.6B).
The top export destinations of Italy are Germany ($61.3B), France ($49.8B), the United States ($40.8B), the United Kingdom ($28.1B) and Switzerland ($22.5B). The top import origins are Germany ($70.2B), France ($39.5B), China ($33.2B), the Netherlands ($27.3B) and Russia ($22.9B).