The Scaliger city, known for the Shakespearean tragedy of “Romeo and Juliet”, has been awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO because of its urban structure and architecture. Verona is an outstanding example of a town that has developed progressively and uninterruptedly over 2,000 years. In fact, nowadays, as in the past, it represents a major geographic – roadway, railway and highway route crossing north-south rail line with the Brenner Pass, giving the city rail access to most of Europe.
One of the most distinctive features of the Verona economy is its multi-sectoriality. There are different and several attitudes towards the “Made in Verona”.
As regards the manufacturing sector, it is considered a sector and district of strategic importance, of which the productions are recognized and esteemed in the whole world.
In spite of the consistent international market crisis, the city of Verona holds the third place, at a regional level, and the eleventh one at a national level, for the value of its exportations, thus confirming its orientation to internationalization.
A sector of fundamental importance, known in the whole world, regards the marble processing. Furthermore, the diversification of the production system allows the Verona export to hold onto its leading role in further sectors such us: machinery and food products, as well as fashion and footwear.