The balance of Italian agri-food trade with foreign countries in the first half of 2020 closes positively despite the forced blockade due to the Covid-19 crisis.
In the first half of the year, the final balance of exports reached 22.1 billion euros with a growth of 3.5% on an annual basis, a figure that allows the Italian agri-food sector to reach 11% on exports of total services of the national economy. After the decline in April, in June the made in Italy agri-food exports returned to increase quality and, in the same period, the national export of goods and services lost 15.3% compared to 2019. The most significant contribution to The increase in the value of exports in the half year came from the cereals and derivatives, vegetables, fresh fruit and milk and derivatives sectors. With the EU as the first destination market, Germany remains the first outlet channel, followed by France and the UK; with the exception of Spain, all the main European destinations of Made in Italy are growing. The performance on non-EU markets was also good, where the most striking result was Japan, Canada and China. Business Plane Logistics never stops, just like commerce. Reference point for urgent shipments, we remember the availability of our team 24/7 ready to find customized solutions for your urgent shipments. (www.bpl.aero)