The withdrawal of the current sanctions might, in fact, lead to an increase in Italian exports to that country of almost € 3 billion in the next four years.
Although the tightening of sanctions at the end of 2011 significantly reduced trade between our country and Iran, Italy is still one of the country’s principal trading partners.
Regaining the market shares lost in Iran will be no easy matter, considering that competitors such as China, India, Russia and Brazil have been subject to fewer restrictions in recent years and have gained important positions within the country.
The sectors offering the best opportunities will be oil&gas, automotive, defense, transport, real estate and all construction-related sectors in general.
The country presents a series of competitive advantages but also a series of risks that Italian companies cannot and must not overlook, not least of which is the system of sanctions still in place.
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