Euro 2016: Italy v Ireland chemicals/pharmaceuticals match-up - Final score 4:4


Italy: Finally scoring at home In 2015 Italian chemicals/pharmaceuticals production increased 1.3% to €82bn. Exports increased 4.2% in volume, but at last domestic demand started to contribute positively (up 2.5 % in volume). However, demand from Italian buyers still remains uneven: while demand grew for automotive and consumer goods, textile and construction demand are still weak. In 2016 production growth of 1.4% is expected, with domestic demand increasing. The margins of many chemicals/