AN EXTRAORDINARY SUCCESS FOR THE MADE IN ITALY IN FLORIDA, 48.9% INCREASE IN EXPORTS IN THE 2014-2015 PERIOD

By 9th December 2016 News from the Chamber No Comments

During the recent years, Italian exports to Florida have experienced a positive trend in all the major sectors of Made in Italy, showing an increasing trend, which in 2015 reached a total amount of $ 2,162.8 million, with a percentage increase of 48.9% compared to 2014 ($ 1,452.7).

According to the data published by Enterprise Florida, in the two-year period 2014 – 2015, an exponential growth has been highlighted in the motor vehicle industry (+ 1,414.3%).

Also marine industry sector has increased significantly with a percentage of 66.5%, as well as the furniture and seats segment, which together have got an increase of 24.5%, and the wine sector with a + 13.2%.

The 2015 was the record year as regards Italian Exports to the US market in general, and in particular in Florida, reflecting the excellent positioning of the Italy Brand as well as the favorable and growing predisposition towards the products of Made in Italy, especially by non-EU markets.

See the table below (source: Enterprise Florida)

 

 

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