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Italian export figures 2012 up for country's islands

Sicily and Sardinia see increase compared to 2011

13 March, 10:45
Italian export figures 2012 up for country's islands (ANSA) - Rome, March 13 - The Italian regions that contributed most to the nation's 2012 export growth are the country's two main islands of Sicily and Sardinia, a report by statistics agency Istat said on Wednesday.

The northern region of Lombardy increased exports by 3.7% compared to 2011, Tuscany 6.9%, Emilia-Romagna 3.1%.

Exports from the island of Sicily rose 21.2% and Sardinia 21.5% from the previous year.

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