Location and Population Italy, is a boot shaped country in south-south eastern Europe. Italy, also known as the Italian Republic, is one of the seven most industrialized countries in the world. This lineup includes: United States, Russia, Germany, England, Japan, China and Italy. Italy is about the size of North Carolina and it has a population of around thirty-seven million people as of 1991. An interesting fact about the population of Italy is that it is neither growing nor shrinking. During the last decade, Italy's population hasn't exceeded a .9% increase or decrease in population. Of the 37 million inhabitants of Italy, many work as farmers, and factory workers. Climate The climate of Italy is mild. Along the coastal areas, there is a long hot summer, with a short mild, and windy winter. Italy much of the time is cold and wet especially in the winter. The yearly average temperature is 40 degrees. Main Industries/Resources Italy is a highly productive and industrialized country. Some main industries are as follows: food, mining, and manufacturing. Starting with food, is probley Italy's most recognizable industry. Italians are known for producing a fine, fresh meal, with much care taken to top quality ingredients. Italians grow the world's best olive trees. That is why much of the world's olive oil is exported from Italy. Half of Italy's farmland is occupied by grapes. Much of the world's finest vine comes from the vineyards of Italy. Since Italy is on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, very good fishing results. Tomatoes, soybean, and other vegetables are also grown in Italy. Italy is also a successful mining nation. Mining includes: stone, marble, sulfur, mercury, natural gas, and limestone. Italy has a large abundance of limestone and marble, as most structures remain from Rome's glory years. These resources are non-renewable, since they cannot be replenished. Others, mentioned before such as tomatoes, olive and grapes are renewable resources of Italy. Another important industry of Italy is manufacturing. Italy produces a wide abundance of chemicals, textiles and machines. Italy is the world's top developer in clothing. Top designers such as Armani, and Valentino are among the most prestigious names in the clothing industry. The world's best cars are produced in Italy. Ferrari, which is based in Marenello Italy is the world's best automaker. Also included in Italy's manufacturing system is Fiat, Lamborghini and Maserati. Italy is also Europe's largest tire maker. Pirelli Tyre Co.
Italy has a diverse industrial economy. The economy is driven by the manufacture of high-quality consumer goods produced by small and medium-sized enterprises. Many of the businesses are family owned. Italy also has a large underground economy that accounts for approximately 17% of the GDP. Italy has the third-largest economy in European country’s and eighth in the world. However, the public debt is remarkably high and has rendered it vulnerable to…
COUNTRY MARKET REPORT
MARY KAY TO ITALY
Mary Kay, a corporation created and run by women, sells cosmetics and skin care products worldwide. The impact on the skin care and cosmetic industry has proved to be impressive at US $2.5 billion on an international level in 2010. Mary Kay’s headquarters and primary manufacturing facility is located in Addison, Texas. The corporation…
Managing internationalisation in
Nowadays, being competitive isn’t an option but more an obligation.
Through this report, we identified the well-known Italian Boffi,
specialised in kitchen and bathroom industry. How Boffi did to be one
of the most important Italian producers of kitchens and bathrooms in
the luxury field? What was its strategy? How can they improve their
sales and market share? Those are the question that we tried to answer,
garages, service stations and other repair shops to lift cars for servicing. Because of its design, quality of workmanship, safety features, ease of installation and five-year warranty, Baxton Lifts achieved a reputation as the “Mercedes” of the hoist industry and is considered a leader in automotive lift safety in Canada and United States.
There are sixteen firms competing in the automotive lift market in North America. AHV Lifts and Berne Manufacturing together held near 60 percent of market. Baxton…
slow pace of institutional change in the Italian food system
Maria Paola Ferrettia,Ã, Paolo Magauddab
Centre for European Law and Politics (ZERP), University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany b Department of Sociology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Abstract Recent surveys show that Italians have little trust in the food they eat. This seems at odds with the world-wide popularity of Italian food, and the very prominent role that the agro-food sector has in the national economy and culture.…
efforts in four main areas: electronics, fabrics, industrial and medical products. The company’s electronic products division develops and manufactures high-performance copper and optical signal transmission products. Gore’s fabrics provide protection from the elements and enable wearers to remain comfortable across a broad range of activities and conditions. The products made by Gore’s industrial division meet diverse contamination control and processing challenges throughout industry. Implants from…
economic recovery was due to the return of private consumption and non-war types of investments
- Until the spring of 1936, ‘rearmament was largely a myth’ – Klein
- Clause 3 of the Italy Germany military talks intention of going to war with Britain and France with the intention of knocking out France first
- Italy insisted that they would not be ready for war by 1942 at the latest
- Hitler’s ambition for the vanquished Power to undo its defeat was a view shared by all Germany politicians recovering…
the Frankston and Werribee railway lines and various highways
allow for easy transport of goods. The Melbourne Port has many places where freight ships can
easily dock and unload products and goods as well. Melbourne has numerous natural resources
such as freshwater, produce, gold, brown coal, and oil. It also has ten water reservoirs that lie
on the outskirts of the metropolitan area. The North-South pipeline provides water for Melbourne
in time of critical need. The city has…
economic is climbing back since the 2007 world financial crisis happened. However, many big issues are behind these beautiful numbers, and normally Taiwanese do not realize it’s importance to our future economic.
Taiwan government’s debt overtake Italy government’s debt
These is a rapid rise of Taiwan’s debt, the government has a “hidden“debt black hole which refers to the public servant pension. According to data showed by Taiwan Bureau of Labour Insurance, if the government could not make a…
focusing exclusively on its own brand product lines. The company has grown to be France´s leading frozen food specialist capturing 20% market share with a network of over 800 stores, and it is also the largest specialised network of frozen food in Italy. Picard also offers a leading home delivery service from internet and telephone orders, including in other countries such as Spain, Luxemburg and Belgium.
The retailer´s overall strategy is characterised as a premium proposition with a vision of…