The most important industrial sectors in Austria are:
- Food and Drink industry
- Mechanical and Steel Engineering
- Chemical and Automotive industry
- Electrics and Electronics industry and
- Wood, Pulp and Paper industry.
The majority of Austrian goods exports come from these industrial sectors.
Key regional sectors
The key economic sectors for each region:
|Upper Austria:||Iron, steel, chemical and mechanical engineering.|
|Salzburg:||Electrics, wood and paper, national services in wholesale and transport.|
|Carinthia:||Wood, pulp and paper industry.|
|Styria:||Automobiles, iron and steel, manufacturing.|
Tourism plays an extremely important economic role in Austria. In 2017 around 20.80 million foreign visitors came to Austria, with almost 110.38 million overnight stays (3/4 of the total overnight stays), in total there were almost 149.75 million overnight stays.
The majority of visitors come from:
- The Netherlands
- Switzerland and Liechtenstein
- United Kingdom
- Czech Republic