In 2017, the sector (accounting around 1,300 total enterprises) grew to an aggregate turnover of € 78 billion (€ 58 billion for electrical engineering and electronics and € 20 billion euros for general contractors), 4% of which invested in research and development, and over 468,000 employees.
(Source: Fondazione Anie)
- the electrical engineering sector recorded + 2.7% in 2017
- the electronics sector recorded a 7.8% increase in turnover in 2017
- export improoved by 5,2% on average in 2017 thanks to the growing foreign demand