Government- The judiciary is headed by the High Council of the Judiciary. The president, elected by the parliament, is the head of state and commander-in-chief. A popular referendum abolished the monarchy and established Italy as a democratic republic in 1946.
Economy- world’s ninth biggest economy. Its economic structure relies mainly on services and manufacturing. Example of some of their manufacturing below.
Exports-are precision machinery that represents 18 percent of total exports, metals and metal products, worth 13 percent, but also clothing and footwear, motor vehicles, including luxury vehicles, motorcycles and scooters.
Imports-•Engineering products, Chemicals. Transport equipment .Energy products. Minerals and nonferrous metals. Textiles and clothing. Food and Beverages. Tobacco.
Culture-is steeped in the arts, family, architecture, music and food. Home of the Roman Empire and a major center of the Renaissance.