The aim of this paper is to provide some elements of synthesis useful for economic analysis of the general field of fresh truffle in Italy. In particular, this work focuses on aspects of production and trade (import/export) sector, analyzing, through specific indicators of performance, the strengths and weaknesses that the sector has to date, and, in this case, the importance in the same role that is played from the local economy of the different favorable regions compared to other Italian regions. The basic assumption is that there are significant potential to increase the local sales performance in response to increased worldwide demand.
Keywords: Truffle, truffle interchange, trade performances, trade index
Jel Code: Q11, Q17