Renewable Matter # 2 / Numero #2

In Italy the Bioeconomy Is Worth 241 Billion Euro

by Mario Bonaccorso

The bank Intesa Sanpaolo presents the first private study on the bioeconomy. In the five major EU countries, the bioeconomy is worth more than €1.2 trillion employing nearly 7.5 million people.

Source: Intesa Sanpaolo estimates based on Eurostat data.


We now know that in Italy the bioeconomy is worth €241 billion and employs approximately 1.6 million people. Such figures are provided by Intesa Sanpaolo Think Tank based on a thorough analysis carried out in Italy, Spain, France, Germany and the UK (the so-called EU 5 countries). It also provides the value of world exports (US$ 2.1...

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