With over 61 million inhabitants and a 301,338 sqkm-wide land area, the Italian Republic is the 3rd-largest economy in the Eurozone and the 8th-largest in the world by nominal GDP.
This country is regarded as one of the world's most industrialized nations and a leading economy in global trade and exports. The most important source of income for Italy comes from the manufacturing sector, a competitive agricultural sector and tourism.
France and Italy are each other’s 2nd-largest trading partner. 1/5th of foreign direct investments (FDI) in Italy come from France, making it the leading investor in the country.
Italy is the fifth-largest investor in France. There are almost 1,300 Italian subsidiaries in France in total, employing around 80,000 people. French groups are also present in Italy, mainly in major retail businesses (1,600 subsidiaries and 200,000 jobs), but also in the energy sector as well as in the banking sector.
In this context, Simon Associés entered into a strategic alliance agreement with De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani, located in Milan.
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