6 09, 2021

Who are the winners and losers in the Global Attractiveness Index 2021?

By |2021-09-06T09:24:43+00:00September 6th, 2021|Politics & Economy|Comments Off on Who are the winners and losers in the Global Attractiveness Index 2021?

Italy, along with 12 other countries (8.8% of the total), has a medium-high level of attractiveness. September 5, Forum The European House – Ambrosetti at Cernobbio. The elaboration and publication of the Global Attractiveness Index (GAI) 2021 takes place in an unprecedented socio-economic [...]

28 07, 2021

COVID-19 travel guidance for entry to Italy from abroad

By |2021-08-04T14:08:30+00:00July 28th, 2021|Politics & Economy|Comments Off on COVID-19 travel guidance for entry to Italy from abroad

This information is updated as of 28 July 2021. As the pandemic situation is constantly evolving, the reader is invited to check for updates on www.esteri.it As of January 2020, the health emergency caused by COVID-19 persists worldwide. All persons intending to travel [...]

13 07, 2021

Italy’s victory in the 2020 European Football Championship: an achievement that will boost GDP growth and investor confidence

By |2021-07-13T17:21:31+00:00July 13th, 2021|Politics & Economy|Comments Off on Italy’s victory in the 2020 European Football Championship: an achievement that will boost GDP growth and investor confidence

Certainly, Italy’s victory in Euro 2020 will impact GDP.  Some studies forecast growth between 0.6 and 0.7%. This is consistent with an analysis by Coldiretti according to which the Italian win at the 2006 World Cup contributed a few percentage points to the [...]

23 06, 2021

Golden Power: limits on foreign investment in companies operating in strategic sectors

By |2021-06-23T11:08:08+00:00June 23rd, 2021|Politics & Economy|Comments Off on Golden Power: limits on foreign investment in companies operating in strategic sectors

Italy recently amended the law to expand its so-called “Golden Power”, the power to restrict or prohibit foreign investments in specific strategic sectors. Italian Law Decree No. 23, dating back to 2020, redefined the government’s powers in accordance with the FDI Guidelines issued [...]

3 06, 2021

Italy renews funding for companies’ internationalisation

By |2021-06-03T14:31:22+00:00June 3rd, 2021|Politics & Economy|Comments Off on Italy renews funding for companies’ internationalisation

Italy will not leave its companies behind. While the summer approaches and the country is once again slowly looking forward to reopening its borders to tourists, Italian companies are also building back their business. The government intends to refinance the fund to sustains [...]

20 05, 2021

Tourism in Italy: a green pass to freely travel around the country

By |2021-05-20T09:58:45+00:00May 20th, 2021|Politics & Economy|Comments Off on Tourism in Italy: a green pass to freely travel around the country

Italy is the first European country to officially implement a green pass for anyone already vaccinated. Italian authorities began devising such a measure almost a month ago. Now that it is finally in force, we can see what to expect from the EU-wide [...]

28 04, 2021

Italy approves its Recovery and Resilience Plan

By |2021-04-28T09:18:24+00:00April 28th, 2021|Politics & Economy|Comments Off on Italy approves its Recovery and Resilience Plan

Over the last two days, as the 30 April deadline looms, the Italian Parliament approved the Recovery and Resilience Plan as submitted by the government. This is a crucial joint for Italy’s future, given that how it will be spent this money will [...]

30 03, 2021

SACE efforts to support internationalisation did not slow down during the pandemic

By |2021-03-30T08:19:12+00:00March 30th, 2021|Politics & Economy|0 Comments

Italian companies had to face an extraordinarily challenging year in 2020 as they grappled with the fallout of the pandemic. Italian exports inevitably suffered, but the impact could have been a lot worse, and the country has to thank SACE for its efforts [...]

26 02, 2021

Italian exports one year after the start of the pandemic and their future

By |2021-02-26T09:42:23+00:00February 26th, 2021|Politics & Economy|0 Comments

This week marked the first grim anniversary of the pandemic’s arrival in Italy. After a long year fraught with economic uncertainty and timid attempts to go back to normal, we can finally look at the country's foreign trade balance and gauge what we [...]

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