Italy among the leaders in 2021

Following an established tradition, the Italian sector of machine tool manufacturers plays a primary role within the international framework.

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The Italian industry was fifth in the production ranking, losing a position preceded by the United States, fourth among exporters, and fourth among consumers climbing a position compared to last year.

In 2021, the Italian production of machine tools, robots and automation amounted to 6,330 million euros, an increase of 22.2% compared to 2020. Consumption grew by 40.7%, to 5,009 million, resulting in an increase in both domestic deliveries (+35.1%, 3,135 million) and imports (+51.1%, 1,874 million). 

Exports also increased, reaching 3,195 million euros in 2021, 11.7% more than the previous year. The export-to-production ratio fell from 55.2% in 2020 to 50.5% in 2021.

The positive performance of the Italian industry in the sector was reflected in the level of utilization of production capacity, whose annual average has significantly increased, from 65% in 2020, to 80.2% in 2021. In increase also the carnet orders, that it has been attested to 7,3 months of assured production, against the 5 months of the year precedence. 

The sector turnover reached the figure of 9,174 million euros.


Data processed by Economic studies department of UCIMU