Italy (EUR, Euro) Economic & Currency Analysis

Italy (EUR, Euro) Currency FX Analysis

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Italy SWOT Statistics

Strengths + Opportunities = 18

Threats + Weaknesses = 13

When strengths & opportunities substantially exceed threats & weaknesses an investment in the Euro has great long term potential.

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Italy is a member of the G8 industrialized nations and in 2008 was the seventh-largest economy in the world (fourth-largest in Europe). The country's most important mineral resource is natural gas, whereas, most raw materials needed for manufacturing are imported. Northern Italy produces maize corn, rice, sugar beets, soybeans, meat, fruits and dairy products, while southern Italy mostly produces wheat and citrus fruits. Italy is one of the largest producers of wine in the world. It is also one of the leading producers of olive oil and fruits such as apples, oranges, lemons, pears, apricots, peaches, cherries, strawberries, and kiwi.

Euro Currency Analysis Update

Italy (EUR) has a slowly developing capitalist economy with an industrial northern territory and an agricultural southern territory. Italy's Fundamental Currency Analysis (short term investment): Italy is part of the Euro economic zone, whose currency is moderately valued on a global scale per the purchase price parity. Italian investment flow potential greatly improves their economic situation; however, a debt crisis could affect their economy over the long term. Italy's Value Investor Survey (short term investment): Italy’s economic environment is neutral for long term economic growth according to the investor survey. Italy's Currency Trading Strategy: High investment flow potential and moderate a business environment lead to a slightly positive outlook for Italian investments.

Factors That Positively Affect The Euro

  • Tourism in Italy With more than 36.5 million tourists a year, Italy is the fifth most visited country in the world, behind France (76.0 million), Spain (55.6 million), United States (49.4 million), and China (46.8)....

Factors That Negatively Affect The Euro

  • Declining Birth Rate The effects of a declining population can be adverse for an economy which has borrowed extensively for repayment by younger generations; however, a smaller human population has a smaller impact on...