>> In 2013 Italy Gdp per capita at market prices decreased by 2.4 percent in real terms. Italy Gdp measured at purchasing power parity (Ppp) was below by 2.2 percent Eu28 average.

>> Consumption share to Gdp decreased to 79.9 percent, but keeps higher than Eu28 average. Investment incidence was slightly below 18 percent and below European average.

>> In 2013 labour productivity in Italy was in line with the Eu countries average (in 2002 it was higher by 9.2 percent).

>> In 2014, with the persistence of economic recession and weak aggregate demand, Italy’s inflation had a slowdown (an average of 0.3 percent in the first 10 months). The decreasing was more severe in the Centre and North area, with stable prices in Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

>> House price adjustment, began in 2012 and increased in 2013. The price fall reached 5.7 percent and was among the largest in the European Union. Price decreasing was sharper for the existing houses than for the new ones.

>> In the last decade the market share of Italian export out of world trade decreased, and passed from 3.9 percent in 2004 to 2.8 percent in 2013, following the shared trend of most of the advanced economies. At a territorial level, the main share to Italian foreign trade is in the North (over 71 percent); the South and Island area had a very limited share (10.9 percent), which has decreased in the last year.