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The agricultural sector contributes to about 2% of the Italian GDP.
Italy is the biggest European producer of rice, fruits and vegetables, and also the world's biggest producer and exporter of wine.
Italy is one of the major agricultural powers in the European Union.
Italy has limited natural resources.
The country has to import most of the raw materials required for production and more than 80% of its energy resources.
Italy's fabrics industry is made up mostly of small and medium family businesses.
More than 90% of the industrial companies have less than 100 employees.
Italy is suffering from a decline in global competitiveness.