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Coldiretti data analysis: agrifood is the only growing export sector

Despite the hardships of the pandemic, agrifood exports have increased by 1.4%, while overall exports have plunged by 10.8%. Germany leads this inrease in demand (+5.5%), followed by the USA (+5.2%), notwithstanding the tariffs on our main exports.
Even domestically, food production has declined by only 2.5%, compared with an overall 11.4% drop in other production activity.
(Data from ISTAT [Italian Statistical Institute], analysed by Coldiretti [Italian Food Growers’ Federation]).