22 11, 2021

Draghi government, good COVID management and international successes in sports: a strong contribution to the economic and financial value of the Italian brand

By |2021-11-23T08:09:54+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Politics & Economy|Comments Off on Draghi government, good COVID management and international successes in sports: a strong contribution to the economic and financial value of the Italian brand

Nation Brands 2021, the annual report on the most valuable and strongest national brands, places Italy in 9th place in the world ranking of national brands sorted by economic and financial value originating from image & reputation. The economic and financial value of [...]

26 10, 2021

Joint Communiqué issued by the G7 countries on international trade

By |2021-11-18T08:07:03+00:00October 26th, 2021|Politics & Economy|Comments Off on Joint Communiqué issued by the G7 countries on international trade

On 22 October, Italy approved, together with other G7 countries, the Joint Communiqué on the future of international trade. Building on the previous session back in May, the G7 Trade Ministers reinforced their commitment to build back better following the pandemic, putting front [...]

12 10, 2021

Travel guidance from and to foreign countries

By |2021-11-22T10:04:02+00:00October 12th, 2021|Politics & Economy|Comments Off on Travel guidance from and to foreign countries

For more detailed information and links to the regulatory measures visit www.esteri.it. Different travel restrictions apply to the following lists of countries. Heightened travel restrictions shall apply to travellers transiting through or staying in countries included in two or more different lists. A – [...]

22 09, 2021

Trade fairs can thrive during the pandemic: a review of the Genoa International Boat Show

By |2021-11-17T19:49:54+00:00September 22nd, 2021|Politics & Economy|Comments Off on Trade fairs can thrive during the pandemic: a review of the Genoa International Boat Show

During the pandemic, organizing trade fairs and public exhibitions has been, to say the least, challenging. The 61st Genoa International Boat Show proved to everyone that not only it could be done, but also it could be a resounding success. The world’s number [...]

15 09, 2021

EU Council recommendation on the temporary restriction on non-essential travel into the EU

By |2021-11-17T19:46:33+00:00September 15th, 2021|Politics & Economy|Comments Off on EU Council recommendation on the temporary restriction on non-essential travel into the EU

Brussels, September 2021. Limits to the movement of people to hinder the spread of COVID. On 30 June 2020, the Council adopted a recommendation (nr. 2020/912) on the temporary restriction on non-essential travel into the EU with regard to the residents of the [...]

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 |2021-11-17T18:11:57+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 |2021-11-18T08:02:32+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 |2021-11-17T20:21:20+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 [...]

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