Italy

CETA - a boost for jobs and exports in Italy

Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across Italy already export a wide range of goods and services to Canada.

CETA will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so.

 

Companies and jobs

13,147 The number of Italian companies that export to Canada.

79% The share of EU companies exporting to Canada that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

63,000 The number of jobs in Italy that EU exports to Canada help support.

865,000 The number of jobs in the EU that EU exports to Canada help support.

 

What kind of products does Italy export to Canada?

Companies across Italy export goods and services to Canada.
Let's take three towns or cities:

 
 

Exports and Imports

Italy and Canada already have a close trading relationship. CETA will give it a big boost.

9th In services, Canada is Italy's 9th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€3.2 bn The value of Italy's trade surplus with Canada.

€5.1 bn The value of Italian exports to Canada.

€1.9 bn The value of Italian imports from Canada.

 

Meet an Italian exporter

Graffeo Cravatte is a small Italian business making ties, many of which it exports to Canada. CETA will help it sell even more there. Find out more.

 
 
Sources
  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2016. The product examples are drawn from a representative sample of all EU companies exporting to Canada.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2013 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, 2015. EU Exports to the World: Effects on Employment and Income. Figures based on latest available data (2011).